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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 94 votes
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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  • Dustin VanPuyenbroeck
    Dustin VanPuyenbroeck United States of America This was a great course and very informative on the subject. 2016-10-17 00:10:01
  • Patrick Boissinot
    Patrick Boissinot Canada The course was well explained and detailed, I'm ready to apply theory into practice. 2016-10-01 01:10:25
  • Brian Wisener
    Brian Wisener United States of America This class is great! 2016-07-07 05:07:49
  • Tadya Tadya
    Tadya Tadya Bahrain Educational adventures are the best hands on activities 2016-07-04 06:07:00
  • John Mabuto
    John Mabuto South Africa I have completed the course and if possible can I have the notes for the course for my file. 2016-06-26 22:06:53
  • Samara Ross
    Samara Ross Canada Interesting! 2016-04-14 00:04:25
  • William Turnipseed
    William Turnipseed United States of America Good course, learned about adventuring. 2015-09-27 23:09:21
  • 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
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