INTRODUCTION TO WINTER ENVIRONMENTS

OED1BFE

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop further the knowledge and skills required for safe exploration of outdoor environments. Theory and practical work encourages the development of safe practice, reasonable judgement, understanding of self, care for others and the environment, sound preparation, and the ability to learn from experience.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniel Hurrell

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

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

Allen & Mike's really cool backcountry ski book: travelling and camping skills for a winter environment.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorO'Bannon, A. & Clelland, M

Year1996

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCOLORADO: COCKSTONE PRESS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Path of the Paddle.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMason, B.

Year1984

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTORONTO: KEY PORTER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Attain knowledge and skills required for safe exploration of winter alpine and river environments.
02. Demonstrate safe practice in relation to winter alpine and river environments
03. Draw on practical experience to further develop an understanding of the role of judgement in safe exploration of outdoor environments

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniel Hurrell

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 9.00 d 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: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at field trip related lectures is mandatory"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Exam (equivalent 1750 words) This is an internal practical examN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 1,250-word assignment Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical workN/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 1,250-word assignment Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical workN/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3