Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26
Learn about natural and urban environments through your own personal engagement with outdoor environments.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
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This course offers significant experiential learning outdoors in natural and urban environments, mainly around the campus. It is designed to bridge theory and practice relating to students own personal engagement with outdoor environments covering sensory awareness, disciplinary, ecological and creative perspectives.Students will explore and critically examine both built and natural outdoor environments, taking account of historical, philosophical and psychological dimensions that impact on human (particularly child) development and implications for learning, health and well-being.
Students will be expected to focus on a key element of an outdoor environment and explore this with respect to learning in a specific curricular area.
Engagement with on-line discussion fora as well as outdoors experiential activities is expected.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Resit: Failed criteria within the Individual essay.