EDPH210 - Outdoor Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

10 cp
Prerequisites: Nil
Teaching Organisation: Nil

This unit is designed to establish a knowledge base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in Outdoor Education for secondary students in the junior and middle years of schooling (Years 7 - 10). The unit is also designed to develop students' understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in Outdoor Education studies as applied in the junior to middle secondary teaching and learning contexts with a focus on cross-curriculum priorities. Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and curriculum structures within Outdoor Education are examined and applied in the evaluation, design and implementation of learning experiences that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners.