INTRODUCTION TO WINTER ENVIRONMENTS

OED1BFE

2021

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-ordinatorPhilippa Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, Tutorials and practical work

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

Field Guide to Australian Birds: Complete Compact Edition

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMorcombe, M.

Year2004

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTEVE PARISH PUBLISHING

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

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorO'Bannon, A. & Clelland, M

Year1996

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCOLORADO: COCKSTONE PRESS.

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Path of the Paddle.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMason, B.

Year1984

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTORONTO: KEY PORTER

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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. 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, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippa Morse

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 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.

LectureWeek: 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 exam

N/AOther written examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 1250-word assignment Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 1250-word assignment Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3