SAFETY IN OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTS

OED2OLB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students further develop outdoor leadership competence and gain experience in small group leadership in outdoor/environmental education. Knowledge of safety/risk management, trip planning, remote area first aid, stress/burnout, social psychology, disability issues, legal liability, certification and professional ethics is developed.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBook of ReadingsPrescribedVariousMEDIA SERVICES, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BENDIGO (AVAILABLE ON LMS AND LIBRARY RESERVE)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe strategies that support students' wellbeing and safety working within school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements.

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

02. Understand the relevant and appropriate sources of professional learning for teachers.

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

03. Identify, analyse and plan for risk in outdoor environments.

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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 20 - 20
Four 8.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 20 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Remote Area First Aid"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1-hour exam20 01, 02
one 2,000 word safety planHurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work60 01, 03
one 800-word reflective essay20 01, 02