TEACHING IN RIVER ENVIRONMENTS (FLAT WATER)

OED3TRE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop knowledge, understanding and experience of flat water river environments in order to safely conduct outdoor environmental education experiences. Through class activities and 9 days of field trips, students will apply and extend technical paddling skills, and examine pedagogy, environmental interpretation, and group management skills relevant to teaching in flat water river environments.

SchoolEducation

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, Planning workshops and assessments

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OED2REF (Flat and Open) or OED2RE (White Water);or subject co-ordinator approval

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

Readings

Book of Readings

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTownsend

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMEDIA SERVICES, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BENDIGO.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Safety Guidlines for Education Outdoors

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDepartment of Education and Training

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherState Govt. of Victoria

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationhttps://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/studentmanagement/excursions/Pages/outdoorguidelines.aspx

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. Describe and develop environmental knowledge of flat water river environments in order to inform curriculum planning, including safety considerations
02. Apply leadership, group management skills and teaching methods on flat and open water
03. Demonstrate refined planning skills (lesson planning, risk management, logistics, etc. required for the delivery of safe, educationally relevant activities/journeys on Flat and Open water.
04. Critically evaluate program design and teaching experience

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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-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 9.00 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.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Seven 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Program Teaching Plan, = 2000 words Part 1. Program plan Part 2. Safety & risk management plan Students will be supported in this assessment through a range of learning activities and online resources

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Report & Reflect on Prac Part 1 Written task = 1000 words Part 2 Critical Reflection = 1500 words Students will be supported in this assessment through a range of learning activities and online resources. This assessment task is directly related to the practical experience.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Practical Test Hurdle requirement: Satisfactory participation throughout the compulsory preparation and practical participation components. This is a hurdle task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2