SERIOUS INCIDENT PREVENTION IN OUTDOOR EDUCATION

OED5PSI

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine and analyse records of serious incidents in outdoor environments with youth, and develop a clear understanding of how deaths and serious injury can be prevented. They apply lessons learned from serious incidents to existing safety plans and protocols, and critically examine the applicability of safety management approaches developed in other fields to outdoor leadership with youth.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Brookes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

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
ReadingsReadings packet provided on-linePrescribedVariousLA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate depth of understanding of serious incidents in outdoor environments with youth

Activities:
Workshops

02. Improve or establish safety plans and protocols based on information from serious incidents

Activities:
Workshops

03. Critically examine the applicability of safety management approaches developed in other fields to outdoor leadership

Activities:
Workshops

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Brookes

Class requirements

WorkShop
Four 1.0 days workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,000-word case study presentationHurdle: 80% attendance at on-campus days30 01
one 1,500-word Critical literature review30 01, 03
one 2,000-word project40 02, 03