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Outdoor Education - Adventure
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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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.
|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|
|Grading and guidebooks|
|Adventure as a commodity|
|Course Rating (By Learners)|
|Course Title||Outdoor Education - Adventure|
|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.
|Release Date||17 April 2013|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||2-3 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||16+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Post-Secondary|
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