oed3opc oe practical extension c




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


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 conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct personal research on an aspect of the cultural or natural history of the Franklin River Region.

Lectures and practical work

02. Present the findings of their research in a seminar with other students.


03. Apply paddling and bush walking skills to explore, and journey through the Franklin River region.

Practical work

04. Participate in the management of the group on the river journey.

Practical work

05. Use the information gained in the research and presentation process to inform and interpret the river journey experience.

Lectures and practical work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 31 - 43
One 10.0 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.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
Seven 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 42 - 42
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
2,000 word assignment5001, 02, 05
practical competencieshurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work5002, 03, 04, 05