30 credits at level HE5
Examining leadership in groups in the outdoors and group dynamics from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
Exploring the range of skills associated with practical outdoor leadership practice
Leadership models and styles
Theories relevant to practical leadership issues and wider contexts of society.
The module will rely heavily upon the learner reflecting on their own recent leadership experiences in the outdoors. It will also use a variety of mainly interactive methods including case-studies, games, role play, group discussion, group exercises and simulations. The teaching group itself will utilise a model for studying groups in action and students will also make use of videos of groups and group-work.
The module will provide an opportunity for students to evaluate their own roles in leading groups in the outdoors through a range of actual and set group exercises. The assessment will take the form of a leadership role self-analysis and a reflective practice log
The module will explore the APIOL system as a model for industry best practice?
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Use concepts and theories concerning leadership of groups in the outdoors & apply these to their practical leadership experiences.||Participate in practical leadership of groups in the outdoors and provide written submissions to demonstrate knowledge of concepts and theory concerning group dynamics and how these relate to groups in their context.|
|2.||Analyse leadership of groups in the outdoors practice in an informed and critical way.||Participate in practical leadership experiences and provide a written submission to demonstrate a critical understanding of leadership|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Reflective log 3,000 words||Leadership Self-analysis 4,000 words|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Ogilvie, Ken Leading & managing groups in the outdoors
Great Britain: Health and Safety Commission Guidance to the licensing authority on the Adventure Activities Licensing Regulations 1996 - the Activity Centres (Young Persons' Safety) Act 1995
Graham, John Outdoor leadership - technique, common sense, and self-confidence
Cooper, Geoff Outdoors with young people - a leader's guide to outdoor activities, the environment & sustainability
Barnes, P The RHP Companion to Outdoor Education
Barnes, Peter Leadership with young people
DFEAS Health & Safety of pupils on educational visits
|Host Subject Group:||Sport, Leisure and Tourism|
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