Adventure Activities - Leading in the Outdoors
This module will provide students with an opportunity to develop leadership and instructorship skills and understanding in a focussed number of adventure activities. Practical training in the outdoors will be supplemented with reflective analysis of personal and goals to enhance the effectiveness of this module and to build a habit of reflective learning. This module includes theoretical input for one hour a week to enhance understanding of the leading in the outdoors.
Have acquired a knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of outdoor adventure leadership.
Have the confidence and ability to instruct and organise a focussed range of adventure sports.
Have achieved the equivalent of National Governing Body Award Standards of instruction in at least two areas.
Appreciate the importance of preparation and attitude in designing and facilitating programmes for those with special needs and to be informed by best practice in inclusive education.
Have gained experience that will assist in making judgements regarding the location of activities, the risks involved and the abilities of themselves and others.
Analyse their own learning through reflective journaling and use the strategies of goal setting to enhance progress.
Write an effective Literature Review while deploying research skills, including reading; drafting, re-writing and editing; information retrieval skills; the ability to gather, sift, and organise material independently and critically, and evaluate its significance.