OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICAL EXTENSION D (DOUBLE)

OED3OPD

2015

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

PrerequisitesN/A

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.

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

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

Activities:
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.

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 23-38, Day

Overview

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.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3,000 word assignmentAssignment includes research into a particular facet of the place and participation in field work50 01, 02
Practical CompetenciesPractical work hurdle (compulsory): Satisfactory participation and performance in practical work40 01, 03
one 20 minute presentationPresentation is of the research findings from the assignment10 02