INTRODUCTION TO WINTER ENVIRONMENTS
Credit points: 15
In this subject students develop further the knowledge and skills required for safe exploration of outdoor environments. Theory and practical work encourages the development of safe practice, reasonable judgement, understanding of self, care for others and the environment, sound preparation, and the ability to learn from experience.
SchoolSchool of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Allen & Mike's really cool backcountry ski book: travelling and camping skills for a winter environment.||Recommended||O'Bannon, A. & Clelland, M (1996)||COLORADO: COCKSTONE PRESS.|
|Readings||Path of the Paddle.||Recommended||Mason, B. (1984)||TORONTO: KEY PORTER|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Attain knowledge and skills required for safe exploration of winter alpine and river environments.
- Tutorials and practical work
02. Demonstrate safe practice in relation to winter alpine and river environments
- Practical work
03. Draw on practical experience to further develop an understanding of the role of judgement in safe exploration of outdoor environments
- Lectures, practical work
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Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend
One 9.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at field trip realated lectures is mandatory"
|Exam (equivalent 1,600 words)||40||01, 02, 03|
|one 1,,250-word assignment||30||01, 02, 03|
|one 1,250-word assignment||hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work||30||01, 02, 03|