EDUCATION IN THE OUTDOORS

OED3EO

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students examine the social and cultural context of education and implications for outdoor education. Components include discourses on the outdoors and 'the bush', curriculum enquiry and implications for teaching in the outdoors. Students plan, implement and evaluate a 3 day outdoor education or nature tourism experience.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed 120cp at level 1 and 90cp at level 2

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVarious readingsPrescribedN/AAVAILABLE VIA LA TROBE UNIVERSITY LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 14 - 22
One 4.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Negotiated practicum"

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%
1,000-word assignment30
1,000-word lesson planHurdle requirement: grade for assignment 3 must be geater than 50%30
1,500-word assignment40
Practical workHurdle requirement - satisfactory participation and performance in practical work0