FIELD EXPERIENCE D

OED3FED

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students plan and undertake a 3-day supervised outdoor teaching practice, and a negotiated program of field experience to extend their outdoor education preparation. Students learn to prepare teaching plans, and safety management plans informed by a study of serious incidents. Students are encouraged to build on their experience in specialist areas of their choice. Field experience may include advanced skill development, work placement (Practicum) or peer trip leading.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBook of ReadingsPrescribedLTUMEDIA SERVICES, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY. BENDIGO

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand, plan, and practice safe and rewarding introductory outdoor experiences

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, field work

02. Demonstrate further development of an experience profile and critical judgement relevant to your employment goals

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, field work

03. Demonstrate understanding and application of cautious self-appraisal of outdoor education experience and expertise

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, field work

04. Demonstrate depth of understanding of safety management

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, field work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Brookes

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 12
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.

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% ILO*
1,000 word field experience plan and reportHurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work10 01, 02, 03, 04
2,000 assignment70 01, 03, 04
Presentation (equivalent to 1,000-words)20 04