INTRODUCTION TO WINTER ENVIRONMENTS

OED1BFE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop further the knowledge and skills required for safe exploration of outdoor environments. Theory and practical work encourages the development of safe practice, reasonable judgement, understanding of self, care for others and the environment, sound preparation, and the ability to learn from experience.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAllen & Mike's really cool backcountry ski book: travelling and camping skills for a winter environment.RecommendedO'Bannon, A. & Clelland, M (1996)COLORADO: COCKSTONE PRESS.
ReadingsPath of the Paddle.RecommendedMason, B. (1984)TORONTO: KEY PORTER

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Attain knowledge and skills required for safe exploration of winter alpine and river environments.

Activities:
Tutorials and practical work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Demonstrate safe practice in relation to winter alpine and river environments

Activities:
Practical work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Draw on practical experience to further develop an understanding of the role of judgement in safe exploration of outdoor environments

Activities:
Lectures, practical work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 9.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at field trip related lectures is mandatory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exam (equivalent 1750 words)This is an internal practical exam40 01, 02, 03
one 1,,250-word assignmenthurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work30 01, 02, 03
one 1,250-word assignmenthurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work30 01, 02, 03