The aim of this course is to introduce students to the organization and leadership of outdoor journeys as media for personal, social, cultural and environmental learning for the purposes of outdoor education, outdoor recreation, nature-based tourism or adventure therapy.
Expedition planning models, preparation, implementation and evaluation of light-weight expeditions; introduction to group theory; theory and practice of leadership; basic skills in canoeing or kayaking, light-weight camping and bushwalking; interpreting weather, theory and practice of risk assessment, philosophy and practice of minimal impact camping, environmental investigations; field recording.
Froude C and Polley C 2011, Outdoor Education: foundations for secondary and tertiary education, 2nd edn., Impact Publishing, Perth, Australia
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
||2 hours x 12 weeks
||2 hours x 8 weeks
||2 x 3 days
Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
|Group seminar presentation
|Short answer test
|Practical expedition skills
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