Academic Catalog

Outdoor Education (5560)

5560:430. Senior Honors Project: Outdoor Education. (1-6 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisites: senior standing in Honors Program and permission of student's preceptor. Carefully defined individual study demonstrating originality and sustained inquiry.

5560:450. Application of Outdoor Education to the School Curriculum. (4 Credits)

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

5560:452. Resources & Resource Management for Teaching Outdoor Education. (4 Credits)

Methodologies unique to outdoor education which incorporate a multisensory approach to learning. Instructional materials and resources which permit expansion of curriculum beyond the school building.

5560:454. Resident Outdoor Education. (2 Credits)

Skills, program considerations, and organizational techniques unique to an extended, overnight, resident outdoor education program. Off-campus location for four days and three nights.

5560:456. Outdoor Pursuits. (4 Credits)

Investigation and participation in practical experiences in outdoor pursuits.

5560:460. Outdoor Education Practicum. (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: 5560:452 and 5560:454. Closely supervised practical experience in conjunction with regularly scheduled classroom meetings. Laboratory experience consists of active participation with an established outdoor education program.

5560:464. Wilderness Education Association Outdoor Leadership. (3 Credits)

This is the Wilderness Education Association Standard Program for Outdoor Leadership Certification.

5560:497. Independent Study. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Permission of adviser and supervisor of independent study. Provides varied opportunities for a student to gain first-hand knowledge and experience with existing outdoor education programs.