TEACHING IN BUSH ENVIRONMENTS

OED3TBE

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students apply and extend bushwalking and environmental interpretive knowledge in order to conduct outdoor/environmental education learning experiences. Teaching, environmental interpretive content, bush travel skills, group management skills and safety relevant to bush environments will be covered.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OED2FEC or OED2BE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand how to build relevant knowledge of a local area in order to teach, and to implement this understanding in a practical situation, using the area itself as a primary learning material

Activities:
Teaching trips, Lectures, Tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

02. Apply teaching methods in bush environments, skills and experience in bush environments

Activities:
Teaching trips, Lectures, Tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

03. Understand, plan and practice safe and pedagogically sound educational experiences

Activities:
Teaching trips, Lectures, Tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

04. Critically evaluate program design and demonstrate a cautious self appraisal of teaching experience

Activities:
Teaching trips, Lectures, Tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students need to choose between Stream A (Teaching in Bush Environments) and Stream B (Teaching Natural History) - see subject coordinator for more details"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2,000-word assignmenthurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work50 01, 02, 03, 04
2,500-word assignmenthurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work50 01, 02, 03, 04