FIELD EXPERIENCE C

OED2FEC

2020

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.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCultural heritage of the Australian AlpsRecommendedScougall, B. (ed). (1992)CANBERRA: CPN PUBLICATIONS
ReadingsSearching for the Snowy: an environmental historyRecommendedSeddon, G. (1994)ALLEN & UNWIN
ReadingsThe Australian Alps: Kosciusko, Alpine and Namadgi National ParksRecommendedSlattery, D. (1998)SYDNEY: UNSW PRESS

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.

Activities:
Tutorials, field work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Research an aspect of cultural and natural history, ecology and/or environmental management and present findings to a group.

Activities:
Tutorials, field work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Further develop outdoor living and travelling skills through preparation and participation in a continuous extended journey in a relatively remote natural setting.

Activities:
Tutorials, field work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Class requirements

Tutorial
Eight 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip
One 18.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
10-minute presentationEquivalent to 500 words10 02
Practical competenciesHurdle (compulsory): Satisfactory participation and performance in practical work. Equivalent to 500 words30 01, 02, 03
Two 1,200-word assignmentsWritten work hurdle (compulsory). An overall pass mark in the two written assignments is required to meet the compulsory hurdle assessment. (Approx 2400 total)40 01, 02, 03
Self directed taskApprox. 1000 words20 02, 03