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EDF2612

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Brian Wattchow

Synopsis

This unit inquires into the relationships between experience and education in movement and outdoor contexts. It synthesises and builds on the units that students study in the first two years of their degree. The backdrop for this unit is the philosophies and theories underpinning experiential education and their relationship to practice in sporting and outdoor contexts. Students will develop their understanding of experiential education through a variety of means and experiences.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. articulate their understanding of experiential education in a sporting or outdoor context.
  2. interpret and critically assess a range of experiential education theories and approaches
  3. demonstrate the ability to plan and organise an experiential learning service activity
  4. reflect on the practice of experiential learning.

Assessment

Scholarly presentation and teaching plan (2000 words equivalent, 50%)
Critical reflections essay (2000 words equivalent, 50%)
Satisfactory completion of fieldwork planning and fieldwork

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 24 contact hours per semester plus additional days for fieldwork and preparatory classes may be required

(b.) Additional requirements:

  • independent study to make up the required minimum hours per semester

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study