PCC/ CCOG / ED

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ED 214 Effective Fall 2015

Course Number:
ED 214
Course Title:
Practicum: Outdoor School
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Provides an opportunity to gain training and experience teaching and counseling sixth graders in an outdoor setting. Requires attending two evening training sessions; spending one week at an outdoor camp; keeping a journal and submitting a summation paper to the PCC coordinator. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Use a variety of child management, supervision, and leadership skills in the outdoor classroom.
  • Adapt instructional techniques to be accessible to and inclusive of all students.
  • Instruct students using visual and auditory aides as well as hands-on activities.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

-Design, preparation, implementation, evaluation of environmental education lessons

-Implementation of management techniques for 6th graders in both learning and living environments
-Modeling professional behavior

-Development of communication and problem solving skills with both students, colleagues, and supervisors