2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PED 308 - Outdoor Adventure Education for Teachers

A theory-based pedagogy course designed to provide an in-depth outdoor adventure education experience for undergraduate physical education majors seeking teaching certification. Required on-campus meetings, experiences and assignments are followed by a resident outdoor experience at Cortland's Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake, N.Y. PED 308 must be taken prior to student teaching. Prerequisite: PED 189, PED 300 or PED 301, which may be taken concurrently. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code A = offered every semester

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

  1. Identify developmentally appropriate methods for teaching experiential outdoor adventure education activities as a component of a physical education curriculum.  
  2. Discuss the value of experiential outdoor adventure education activities as a means of promoting the development of positive intra- and inter-personal skills necessary to becoming a functional member of a group. 
  3. Demonstrate the skills (physical, cognitive and affective) necessary for personal participation and effective instruction in experiential outdoor adventure education activities. 
  4. Describe the value of conserving natural resources through minimum impact camping techniques. 
  5. Demonstrate respect for the physical, cultural and social aspects of human diversity. 



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