OUTDOOR EDUCATION SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4OE1

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to establish a knowledge and skill base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, planning, assessment and reporting in Outdoor Education for secondary students in the junior and middle years of secondary schooling (Years 7-10). The subject is designed to develop pre-service teachers' understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in Outdoor Education teaching as applied in classroom and outdoor contexts. Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and state and national curriculum structures within Outdoor Education are examined and applied in the evaluation, design and implementation of learning resources that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline includes safety management and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies and resources.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOn line modules and participation in intensive weeks

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS, EMTSB)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically analyse outdoor education theory to develop knowledge of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies to enhance student learning. Articulate a professional position on pedagogy in this field.
02. Plan and synthesise a range of Outdoor Education learning and teaching activities and sequences for junior secondary students (7-10). These include a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT appropriate to state and national curricula.
03. Describe, design and evaluate a sequence of work involving a variety of teaching strategies that cater for individual differences in student learning across the full range of abilities and integrate general capabilities, cross curriculum priorities, literacy and numeracy in Outdoor Education.
04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and understanding in Outdoor Education. Apply these relationships to the development and evaluation of sequence plans.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay - 1500 words Individual submission

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1

Curriculum sequence - 3000 words This assessment task will be undertaken as a group, each student to contribute the equivalent of 3000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay - 1500 words Individual submission

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1

Curriculum sequence - 3000 words This assessment task will be undertaken as a group, each student to contribute the equivalent of 3000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Pleasants

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay - 1500 words Individual submission

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1

Curriculum sequence - 3000 words This assessment task will be undertaken as a group, each student to contribute the equivalent of 3000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4