ADVANCED GUIDING IN RIVER ENVIRONMENTS

OED3AGW

2015

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field Trip
One 9.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture
Seven 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000 word assignment30 01, 03
One 1-hour examination40 02
One 20-minute presentationHurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work30 02, 03