Academic Catalog

Outdoor Education (5560)

5560:550. Application of Outdoor Education to the School Curriculum. (4 Credits)

Provides knowledge, skills and techniques useful in application of outdoor education to school curriculum.

5560:552. Resources & Resource Management for the Teaching of Outdoor Education. (4 Credits)

Resources and instructional techniques which are applicable to outdoor education; and in-depth study of methods and designs, unique to the process of teaching.

5560:554. Resident Outdoor Education. (2 Credits)

Focus on helping physical education teachers use critical thinking to review programming/organizational techniques relevant to outdoor education programs. Extended experience in outdoor settings required.

5560:556. Outdoor Pursuits. (4 Credits)

Investigation and participation in practical experiences in outdoor pursuits.

5560:600. Outdoor Education: Rural Influences. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 5560:550 or 5560:552. Utilization of resources of rural area as a learning/teaching environment. Content and methodology appropriate for teaching school-age children in rural setting.

5560:605. Special Topics: Outdoor Education. (2-4 Credits)

(May be repeated with change in topic) Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Group and individual study of special topics of contemporary concern in outdoor education.

5560:652. Resources Teaching Outdoor Education. (4 Credits)

See department for course description.

5560:690. Practicum in Outdoor Education. (2-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: 5560:550, 5560:552 and permission of advisor. Supervised practical experience with existing outdoor education programs. In conjunction with practical work student meets regularly with advisor.

5560:695. Practicum in Outdoor Education. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission of advisor. Participation and documentation of practical professional experience related to outdoor education.

5560:697. Independent Study. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission of advisor. In-depth analysis of current practices or problems related to outdoor education. Documentation of study required.

5560:698. Masters Problem. (2-4 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission of advisor. Intensive research study related to a problem in outdoor education or related discipline.

5560:699. Masters Thesis. (4-6 Credits)

An original composition demonstrating independent scholarship in a discipline related to outdoor education.