Singapore University of Social Sciences

Advanced Project in Outdoor Education

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

BSE539 Advanced Project in Outdoor Education offers students the opportunity to take on different jobs within the outdoor education industry. Students will experience a variety of outdoor activities and operate within outdoor pursuit institutions that partner schools, universities, and the community, gaining field experience that is important for career opportunities in the outdoor education industry. Students will also gain insights into best practices within the industry and be mentored by experts in the field.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Discuss with field supervisor and outline required tasks that need to be accomplished based on expected learning goals.
  • Execute tasks stipulated by field supervisor
  • Develop an understanding of the organization
  • Identify best practices in Outdoor Education
  • Identify areas of Outdoor Education that require attention and improvement
  • Compose reflective journal detailing important learning experiences

Learning Outcome

  • Evaluate issues facing outdoor education practitioners.
  • Determine areas of outdoor education that require attention and improvement.
  • Formulate course of actions for issues identified in outdoor education.
  • Evaluate risks of outdoor programmes at host institution.
  • Integrate moral reasoning and ethical leadership to the management of outdoor programmes.
  • Demonstrate professional etiquette and interpersonal skills to work effectively and collegially at the host institution.
  • Compose learning environments that take into consideration learners’ personal and cultural experiences.
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