TEACHING IN BUSH ENVIRONMENTS

OED3TBE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students apply and extend bushwalking and environmental interpretive knowledge in order to conduct outdoor/environmental education learning experiences. Teaching, environmental interpretive content, bush travel skills, group management skills and safety relevant to bush environments will be covered.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesTeaching trips, Lectures, Tutorials

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesOED2BE OR OED2FEC

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

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 autonomy, well-developed judgement, and responsibility for implementing and applying place-based teaching using broad and coherent knowledge of a local area.
02. Apply teaching methods in bush environments, skills and experience in bush environments
03. Understand, plan and practice safe and pedagogically sound educational experiences
04. Critically evaluate program design and demonstrate a cautious self appraisal of teaching experience

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 8.00 d field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students need to choose between Stream A (Teaching in Bush Environments) and Stream B (Teaching Natural History) - see subject coordinator for more details

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1,500-word programme plan Group work. Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AOtherIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1,500-word pedagogical lesson Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AOtherIndividualYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

1,500-word essay Hurdle: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AOtherIndividualYes30 SILO4