2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PED 281 - Adventure Activities II

Adventure Activities II involves an adventure-based approach to learning. The content focuses on the development of effective groups and understanding the decision-making process as well as small group and individual challenges. Learning experiences will focus on theoretical underpinnings, practical application and relevance to external agencies. Activities include problem-solving initiatives, the climbing wall and high ropes course elements. Prerequisite: PED 181. (1 cr. hr.)
Frequency code B = offered at least once per year

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Perform the skills necessary to safely climb, rappel, and belay individuals on challenge courses.
  2. Explain the physical components of the belay chain and also an understanding of the sequencing of adventure education activities including the necessary academic language involved. 
  3. Explain the role of challenge course programs in public schools and community organizations (with particular emphasis on the connection to 2020 NYS Physical Education Learning Standard #4: "Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others").  
  4. Recognize the role of challenge course programs in public schools and community organizations (with particular emphasis on the connection to 2020 NYS Physical Education Learning Standard #4: "Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others"). 



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