Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Outdoor Experiential Education
EDUC 4205 Outdoor Experiential Education
Description:This one session course is intended for educators interested in extending and applying knowledge, skills and practices in the design, implementation and assessment of the curriculum. This course will focus on the analysis and implementation of Ministry of Education curriculum documents, Ministry publications and school board policies. An examination of the philosophy of outdoor education; essential concepts of outdoor education as found in science, geography, and social studies; a development of units of study; methods and skills involved in conducting outdoor experiential education studies and classroom follow-up. A blend of theoretical understandings with practical applications rooted in the Ethical Standards and Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession will be the underpinning throughout the course.