OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICAL EXTENSION F (DOUBLE)

OED3OPF

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students critically examine the cultural and environmental features of a particular place in the context of outdoor education and/or nature tourism practice. The subject incorporates: student research and presentations, and practical experience in the selected place.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: EBOEB - Bachelor of Outdoor Education, EBOREB - Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation Education, EBOEB - Bachelor of Outdoor Education (Extended)

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate safety knowledge and skills specific to coastal travel, through a focus on navigation, working with tides, living and travel skills, group management, minimal impact practices, health and hygiene, first aid in remote settings, communications and weather interpretation.

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

02. Research an aspect of cultural and natural history, ecology and/or coastal management and present findings to a group.

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

03. Further develop outdoor living and travelling skills through participation in a continuous extended journey in a relatively remote natural setting.

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 03-48, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 03 - 48
One 16.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 03 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 14 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip Week: 03 - 48
One 2.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 03 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 21 - 21
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3,000 word assignmentAssignment includes research into a particular facet of the place and participation in field work50 01, 02
Practical CompetenciesPractical work hurdle (compulsory): Satisfactory participation and performance in practical work40 01, 03
one 20 minute presentationPresentation is of the research findings from the assignment10 02