ADVANCED GUIDING IN RIVER ENVIRONMENTS

OED3AGW

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students develop the knowledge, skills, and experience required to guide novices in rafts in white-water river environments. The subject incorporates: student research and presentations, and practical experience work.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Permission of the subject co-ordinator and course co-ordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Group size may be restricted to conform to safety and land management requirements

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBasic essentials: Rafting (2nd ed.)PrescribedEllison, J (2000)GUILFORD, CT: GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS
ReadingsWhitewater Safety and Rescue: Essential knowledge for canoeists, kayakers, and raft guidesPrescribedFerrero, F. (2009)GUILFORD, CT: FALCON

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Safely and competently guide a raft with novice participants in class 3 water

Activities:
Practical work

02. Provide assistance or rescues to participants in a class 3 white-water environment

Activities:
Practical work

03. Identify and implement effective group management strategies when guiding participants in rafts

Activities:
Lectures, practical work

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