COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 183 - OUTDOOR
ADVENTURES I (2 CR.)
adventure activities with emphasis on basic skills, personal and group
safety, equipment selection and use, ecology, and field experience. Lecture
1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
To present basic skills
in outdoor adventure activities, techniques for personal and group safety,
and equipment selection and use.
Upon completion of
this course the student will be able to:
A. execute basic
skills in rock climbing, flat and white water canoeing, caving, and backpacking.
B. demonstrate safety
techniques, such as belaying and canoe rescues.
C. appreciate wilderness
environments and work toward their preservation.
D. condition the body
for strenuous outdoor activities.
E. cooperate with
other classmates in working toward common goals.
F. evaluate equipment
for quality and function.
G. plan trips.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT
A. Basic skills in
rock climbing, rappelling, and belaying
B. Basic skills in
flat water and white water canoeing and rescues
C. Basic skills in
D. Basic skills in
F. Equipment selection
G. Trip planning
H. Personal and group
I. Wilderness ecology
J. Field trips