OUTDOOR LIVING AND TRAVEL SKILLS

OED1AOL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the knowledge and skills required for safe participation in self-reliant outdoor living and travel in south-eastern Australia. Learning experiences, including practical field trips, emphasise the development of safe practice, sound judgement, care for others and the environment, preparation, and the ability to learn experientially.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, practical field work, assessment

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

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

Readings

Bushwalking and Ski Touring Leadership

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorReynolds, V., Chapman, N., Linguard, R., Manders, S., Trenchard-Smith, J.

Year2000

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherBUSHWALKING AND MOUNTAIN CRAFT TRAINING ADVISORY BOARD INC.

ISBN0731181352, 9780731181353

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Australian Alps: Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDeirdre Slattery

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCSIRO

ISBN148630172X, 9781486301720

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Murray River Charts: Yarrawonga Mulwala (Associated areas)

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Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSpatial Vision

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ISBNN/A

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Buller-Howitt Alpine Area Map 1:50 000

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSpatial Vision

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ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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. Draw on practical and theoretical knowledge to develop an understanding of environments utilised in the context of outdoor living and travel in south-eastern Australia
02. Critique and reflect on experiences that offer a framework for the development of your future practice in outdoor environments in south-eastern Australia
03. Identify key components of sound judgment, participation in groups, care for others and the environment, and safe practice as participants in outdoor experiences
04. Identify and instigate the fundamental approaches to development of effective personal and professional skills in the context of living and travelling in outdoor environments

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 8.00 d 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.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2,500-word assignment This assessment task is divided into two parts (Part A is a formative piece, while Part B is a summative assessment piece)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

2.5-hour examination (2,000 word equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4