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Outdoor Education - Adventure Course


Outdoor Education - Adventure
Outdoor Education - Adventure

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


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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.

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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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 5 stars based on 84 reviews
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Jennifer M Smith
    Jennifer M Smith United States of America This course was very informative. It took through accepts of outdoor adventure that most all do us do not take into account. Plus, you saw how the clothing, techniques, equipment, & training has changed. Also, the reasons for participating in outdoor adventures have changed. 2015-08-02 15:08:27
  • Terence Davis
    Terence Davis Australia Great overview well done. 2015-04-03 11:04:42
  • Joseph Grimwood
    Joseph Grimwood United Kingdom Great course! I feel this really dwells into every aspect of adventure. 2015-02-28 22:02:34
  • OTTO WILLIS
    OTTO WILLIS United States of America Good class 2015-01-27 04:01:42
  • Stephen Taylor
    Stephen Taylor Ireland Very good course, I'm a Scout Leader and found this course very informative and well worth the time put in. 2015-01-20 22:01:45
  • Taylor Fawvor
    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
    Calum Arundel United Kingdom excellent 2014-08-14 12:08:20
  • Boniface Sewe
    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
    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
    Yajuvendrasinh Jethwa India a very good learning experience, it contains basic and very important aspects of adventure activities... 2014-05-13 04:05:57
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