Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students undertake a negotiated program to extend their outdoor education preparation. The emphasis is on evaluation of students' learning and their readiness for leading and teaching in the outdoors. Applied Learning Experience of 6 days duration may include advanced skill development, work placement and peer teaching.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, field work

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesOED3FED OR OED3TBE


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

Career Ready


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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Articulate an experience profile according to individual goals
02. Practice cautious self-appraisal of outdoor education experience and expertise
03. Articulate and increase your applied understanding of safety
04. Gain experience in a workplace or workplaces, including finding a position and agreeing on duties and responsibilities

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 31 - 43
One 6.00 days practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Personal action plan (equivalent 1,750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

Presentation (equivalent 2000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo50 SILO3, SILO4

Applied Learning Experience (6 days) Hurdle Requirement. Satisfactory completion of ALE participation and experience(s) submitted via written form detailing participation and evaluation and recorded on database.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4