School Of Biomedical And Health Science

Outdoor Recreation 4Western Sydney University Unit Code: 100677.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
20071 - Investigative Project in Outdoor Recreation

About this Unit
The unit allows students to develop knowledge, technical skills and values in a range of Outdoor Recreation activities through researching different forms of Recreation program delivery modes. The unit involves students researching, developing and displaying leadership attributes in Outdoor Recreation areas through an examination of a theoretical and practical base. Assessment of current practices, outcomes and difficulties associated with outdoor recreation in wilderness environments is undertaken. Approaches to enhance best practice, deliver outcomes and meet and overcome difficulties associated with technology developments, and their practical application in the field. The unit, through research and fieldwork, will allow students to clearly demonstrate a sound understanding of knowledge, technical skills and values in a broad range of outdoor recreation competencies. Field work is an integral component of the unit and as such is compulsory. The field work is completed at the students' own expense.

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