FIELD EXPERIENCE C

OED2FEC

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students develop the knowledge and skills required to undertake an extended journey in a remote natural environment and consolidate their outdoor education journey skills, environmental knowledge, and introductory outdoor leadership skills. Theory and practical work encourages the development of safe practice, reasonable judgment, understanding of self, care for others and the environment, sound preparation, and the ability to learn from experience.

SchoolEducation

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesTutorials, field 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

Learning resources

Cultural heritage of the Australian Alps

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorScougall, B.

Year1992

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCANBERRA: CPN PUBLICATIONS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Searching for the Snowy: an environmental history

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSeddon, G.

Year1994

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherALLEN & UNWIN

ISBN1863735593, 9781863735599

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

The Australian Alps: Kosciusko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSlattery, D.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSYDNEY: UNSW PRESS

ISBN148630172X, 9781486301720

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. Demonstrate safety, knowledge and skills specific to a remote natural environment, through a focus on navigation, fauna and flora interpretation, leadership and group management, minimal impact practices, health and hygiene, first aid in remote settings, communications and weather interpretation.
02. Research an aspect of cultural and natural history, ecology and/or environmental management and present findings to a group.
03. Further develop outdoor living and travelling skills through preparation and participation in a continuous extended journey in a relatively remote natural setting.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 0 - 0
One 18.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 0 - 0
Eight 1.00 hour tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

10-minute presentation Equivalent to 500 words

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO2

Practical competencies Hurdle (compulsory): Satisfactory participation and performance in practical work. Equivalent to 500 words

N/AOtherIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Two 1,200-word assignments Written work hurdle (compulsory). An overall pass mark in the two written assignments is required to meet the compulsory hurdle assessment. (Approx 2400 total)

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Self directed task Approx. 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3