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PHSE415 Research and Issues in Outdoor Education

Outdoor education encompasses a broad range of environments, theories and applications. This paper explores research and issues in outdoor education. Students will engage the literature relevant to their academic interests.

Paper title Research and Issues in Outdoor Education
Paper code PHSE415
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,120.42
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,368.00

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PHSE 552
36 approved 300-level points required.
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There is no compulsory text book. A reading list will be provided, which details the book chapter or research articles that complement each lecture. These readings will be available online and through course reserve in the library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this paper, students should be able to:
  • Articulate the range of issues surrounding the nature and practice of outdoor education
  • Describe the various research approaches within the field of outdoor education
  • Lead informed discussion on research and issues in outdoor education

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Not offered in 2018

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
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