TEACHING IN RIVER ENVIRONMENTS (WHITE WATER)

OED3TRM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop knowledge, understanding and experience of white water river environments in order to safely conduct outdoor environmental education experiences. Students will apply and extend technical paddling skills, and examine pedagogy, environmental interpretation, and group management skills relevant to teaching in white water river environments.

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 OED2RE and OED2OLB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBook of ReadingsPrescribedVariousMEDIA SERVICES, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BENDIGO.
ReadingsCanoeing : safety guidelinesPrescribedMinistry of Education (1991)VICTORIA.
ReadingsWater in Australia: resources and management.PrescribedSmith, D.I. (1998)MELBOURNE: OUP

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop environmental knowledge and interpretive experience of moving water river environments

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

02. Develop technical paddling competence on grade 2-3 water

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

03. Develop leadership and teaching competence in river environments on grade 2 water

Activities:
Lectures and practical work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Murray

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 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.

Lecture Week: 42 - 43
Two 4.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays at night from week 42 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2,000-word assignment50 01, 02, 03
2,000-word assignmentHurdle requirement - satisfactory participation and performance in practical work50 01, 03