TEACHING IN RIVER ENVIRONMENTS (FLAT WATER)
Credit points: 15
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.
Subject Co-ordinatorLucas Bester
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesLectures, field work, Planning workshops and assessments
Prerequisites OED2REF (Flat and Open) or OED2RE (White Water);or subject co-ordinator approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Book of Readings
PublisherMEDIA SERVICES, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BENDIGO.
Safety Guidlines for Education Outdoors
Resource TypeWeb resource
AuthorDepartment of Education and Training
PublisherState Govt. of Victoria
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLucas Bester
Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 9.00 days 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 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
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
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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.
Practical Test Hurdle requirement: Satisfactory participation throughout the compulsory preparation and practical participation components. This is a hurdle task.