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Outdoor Education - Adventure


Outdoor Education - Adventure

Outdoor Education - Adventure

Understand the meaning of adventure and learn about the history of exploration


Students: 1,357
Course Description

This training course offers a comprehensive exploration of Outdoor Education and all its facets. The course takes a broad all-encompassing view and approaches the topic from a psychosocial, anthropological, geo-environmental, historic and marketing angle.
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This course will be of interest to anyone with an interest in outdoor adventure, either as a personal hobby, or in a professional capacity such as outdoor adventure guide or group leader.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to identify the meaning of adventure through history such as Cook's discovery, Mawson's epic journey, misadventure, exploration and much more. You will know the characteristics of adventure such as safety, cost, group size and other important aspects that need to be considered in adventure.
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You will have a good knowledge of what motivates people to take part in adventure activities.This course will provide you with examples of adventure. You will know the factors that affect you assessing certain types of adventure, the medias influence on outdoor adventure, grading, guidebooks, how to market adventure packages, types of equipment and improvements in technology.
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Module Title
Meaning of adventure
Characteristics of adventure
Motivation for adventure
Examples of adventure
Access to adventure
Safety in adventure
Timing and location
Different types of adventure
Impact on the environment
The media
Grading and guidebooks
Adventure as a commodity
Equipment
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Outdoor Education - Adventure
Course # 215
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 85
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This training course offers a comprehensive exploration of Outdoor Education and all its facets. The course takes a broad all-encompassing view and approaches the topic from a psychosocial, anthropological, geo-environmental, historic and marketing angle. This course will be of interest to anyone with an interest in outdoor adventure, either as a personal hobby, or in a professional capacity such as outdoor adventure guide or group leader.
License 
Release Date 17 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Taylor Fawvor United States of America This course was very helpful! Gave me a better understanding of adventure. 2014-09-18 21:09:25
  • Calum Arundel United Kingdom excellent 2014-08-14 12:08:20
  • Boniface Sewe Kenya It is an appropriate course for those working with adventure companies, tours companies, wildlife management organizations, scouts organizations etc. The course is exciting and enjoyable 2014-08-12 18:08:12
  • Carrie Condra United States of America Outdoor Education is very informational. I feel I've learned a lot and it is possible through Allison.com Thanks. 2014-07-21 04:07:50
  • Yajuvendrasinh Jethwa India a very good learning experience, it contains basic and very important aspects of adventure activities... 2014-05-13 04:05:57
  • Boniface Sewe Kenya This course is very appropriate for anyone who intend to work with an organization carrying adventure activities such as tours company, scout associations in various parts of the world, recreation companies etc. The knowledge and skills that one aquires in this course is relevant and up to date .I therefore, recommend this course for tour companies operators, tour guides, scout leaders and other youth leaders. 2014-04-10 12:04:26
  • Leslie Brett United Kingdom Course Module: Assessment
    Course Topic: Outdoor Studies 1 Assessment
    Comment: good course a lot about outdoor adventure 2012-04-16 22:04:29
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