OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICAL EXTENSION B

OED3OPB

2019

Credit points: 15

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.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 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)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct personal research on the cultural or natural history of the region.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and practical field experiences
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

02. Demonstrate participation in planning, management and supervision of the group during the trip.

Activities:
Practical field experiences
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Describe the environmental issues in managing the National Park in the context of the outdoor activity.

Activities:
Lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Develop and demonstrate the outdoor travel skills through participation in a journey in a relatively remote natural setting.

Activities:
Practical field experiences
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Develop safety knowledge and skills specific to the environment, such as navigation, understanding and working with climatic data, drinking water procurement, group management, health and hygiene, first aid in remote settings and communications.

Activities:
Practical field experiences
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Week 11-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 16 - 30
One 10.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 16 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Wilsons Prom NP Kosciuszko NP"

Lecture Week: 11 - 39
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2,000-word assignment60 01, 03
practical competencies ( equivalence 1800 words)hurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work40 02, 04, 05