oed3opd oe practical extension d (dbl)




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


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

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Permission of the subject co-ordinator required

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Lectures and practical work

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

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.

Lectures and practical work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 23-38, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field Trip
One 18.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Twelve 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
3,000 word assignmentAssignment includes research into a particular facet of the place and participation in field work5001, 02
Practical CompetenciesPractical work hurdle (compulsory): Satisfactory participation and performance in practical work4001, 03
one 20 minute presentationPresentation is of the research findings from the assignment1002