Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students critically examine the cultural and environmental features of a particular place in the context of outdoor education and/or nature tourism practice.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials and practical field experience

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: EBOEB - Bachelor of Outdoor Education, EBOREB - Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation Education, EBOEXB - Bachelor of Outdoor Education (Extended)


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
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Conduct personal research on the cultural or natural history of the region.
02. Demonstrate participation in planning, management and supervision of the group during the trip.
03. Describe the environmental issues in managing the National Park in the context of the outdoor activity.
04. Develop and demonstrate the outdoor travel skills through participation in a journey in a relatively remote natural setting.
05. Develop safety knowledge and skills specific to the environment, such as navigation, understanding and working with climatic data, drinking water procurement, group management, health and hygiene, first aid in remote settings and communications.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 4, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 30 - 35
One 10.00 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 30 - 35
Twelve 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO3

Practical competencies (equivalence 1800 words) Hurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AOtherIndividualYes40 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5