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Adventure Education (6 points)


Leader: Mr M Brown

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The philosophy and theory of adventure education. Experiential learning (as participant and leader/facilitator) in outdoor activities such as high and low ropes courses, canoeing and skiing. Students focus on facilitating the transfer of adventure experience into life-applicable learning. The unit emphasises planning, utilising, managing, and evaluating the use of small group, problem solving, trust and team building course elements.

Assessment: Assignment (1000 words): 30% + Journal (2000 words): 40% + Practical exercise: 30%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

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