20 credits at level HE4
This module explores the history, the principles and values and the range of provision of the Adventure Recreation Industry. The module will equip the learner with the framework within which some of the social and historical influences which have affected and influenced the Adventure Recreation Industry have occurred. It aims to initiate and develop learners’ understanding of the basic principles and values which underpin the Adventure Recreation Industry. It explores the extent of provision of the Adventure Recreation Industry and how it provides opportunities for personal and social development, organisational development, environmental education, recreation, adventure, technical skills development or other benefits.
Historical key individuals (Baden Powell, Kurt Hahn), bodies or movements (Scouts, Girl Guides, Outward Bound, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme), Local Education Authority provision; field study centres, inclusion of outdoor and adventurous activities in the National Curriculum, growth of use in community issues resolution, development of national governing bodies, environmental sustainability issues, Adventure Activities Licensing Act.
Introduction to principles and values, caring leadership, challenge by choice, inclusion, equal opportunities, management of both psychological and physical risk; theory in action; environmental awareness; activity safety; sequencing activities; appropriate activities; effective decision making; equality of opportunity; awareness limitations; reflecting on professional and personal attitudes; monitoring and evaluating professional practice; accessibility
Introduction to the range of provision : Governing bodies of outdoor activities eg British Canoe Union (BCU), The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), The Mountain Leading Trainer Board, (MLTB)The British Orienteering Federation (BOF),Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, British Mountaineering Council(BMC), National Caving Association(NCA), Statutory bodies eg countryside agency, National Parks, Voluntary bodies eg Ramblers association, climbing clubs, canoeing clubs, Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, education eg local education authority outdoor centres, outward bound, national mountain and water centres of England and Scotland
The module is primarily theory based. This can be broken into visits to different organizations examining their history, philosophy, principles, values and the range of provision offered.
It will be assessed by two separate pieces of work which are
1 report examining the historical developments of the Adventure Recreation Industry
2 An individual presentation identifying the range of provision for a voluntary sector, private sector or public sector provider in the Adventure Recreation Industry
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be able to identify the historical developments of the Adventure Recreation Industry||Demonstrate an understanding of the historical influences of the Adventure Recreation Industry|
|2.||Know the principles and values of the Adventure Recreation Industry||To be able to outline the main principles and values relevant to current Adventure Recreation Industry best practice|
|3.||To understand the range of provision in the Adventure Recreation Industry||Classify the current range of Adventure Recreation Industry provision operating under UK legislation|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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Mortlock, C (1984) The Adventure Alternative. Milnthorpe: Cicerone Press.
Mortlock, C (2001) Beyond Adventure. Milnthorpe: Cicerone Press.
Wurdinger, S D (1997) Philosophical Issues in Adventure Education. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing.
|Host Subject Group:||Sport, Leisure and Tourism|
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