oed1ioe intro to outdoor ed



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are introduced to the nature and scope of outdoor education. Students cover a range of foundation outdoor education content and processes including: how schools use outdoor education, the professional skills demanded by outdoor education, the relationship between outdoor education, physical education and environmental education, and safety and risk management in outdoor education fieldwork. As part of the unit students will undertake four days of outdoor education practical work.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlistair Stewart

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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ReadingsA readings packet of material will be prepared for this unit.PrescribedMartin, PLA TROBE UNIVERSITY

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