OUTDOOR EDUCATION SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4OE1

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to establish a knowledge and skill base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, planning, assessment and reporting in Outdoor Education for secondary students in the junior and middle years of secondary schooling (Years 7-10). The unit is designed to develop pre-service teachers' understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in Outdoor Education teaching as applied in classroom and outdoor contexts. Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and state and national curriculum structures within Outdoor Education are examined and applied in the evaluation, design and implementation of learning resources that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline includes safety management and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies and resources.





SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS, EMTSB)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse outdoor education theory to develop knowledge of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies to enhance student learning. Articulate a professional position on pedagogy in this field.

Activities:
On line modules and participation in intensive weeks

02. Plan and synthesise a range of Outdoor Education learning and teaching activities and sequences for junior secondary students (7-10). These include a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT) appropriate to state and national curricula.

Activities:
On line modules and participation in intensive weeks

03. Describe, design and evaluate a unit of work involving a variety of teaching strategies that cater for individual differences in student learning across the full range of abilities and integrate general capabilities, cross curriculum priorities, literacy and numeracy in Outdoor Education.

Activities:
On line modules and participation in intensive weeks

04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and understanding in Outdoor Education. Apply these relationships to the development and evaluation of unit plans.

Activities:
On line modules and participation in intensive weeks

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Review of Outdoor Education Teaching Literature = 1500 words40 01, 02, 04
Outdoor Education Unit Plan = 3000 words60 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Review of Outdoor Education Teaching Literature = 1500 words40 01, 02, 04
Outdoor Education Unit Plan = 3000 words60 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Lugg

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Review of Outdoor Education Teaching Literature = 1500 words40 01, 02, 04
Outdoor Education Unit Plan = 3000 words60 01, 02, 03, 04