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. This subject contains a compulsory 10 day field trip.


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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Conduct personal research on an aspect of the cultural or natural history of the Franklin River Region.
02. Present the findings of their research in a seminar with other students.
03. Apply paddling and bush walking skills to explore, and journey through the Franklin River region.
04. Participate in the management of the group on the river journey.
05. Use the information gained in the research and presentation process to inform and interpret the river journey experience.

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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

Field TripWeek: 31 - 43
One 10.00 days 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
Seven 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 42 - 42
One 2.00 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000 word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Practical competencies (1750 word equivalence) Hurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AOtherIndividualYes40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5