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PE 239 Outdoor Leadership • 4 Cr.

Description:

Leadership styles and techniques in outdoor education will be explored. Students develop conflict resolution, emotional management and task balancing skills while developing a greater understanding of group dynamics. Risk management issues including recognizing hazards, decision making, site evaluation, accessibility and back country first aid requirements will also be discussed. Recommended: HLTH 260.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • At the end of this unit the students will be able to:
  • -Identify real and perceived risks associated with select adventure activities
  • -Develop a risk management plan proposal with supporting research
  • -Develop contingency plans when risks exceed benefits
  • -Manage groups traveling in the outdoors safely
  • -Understand group dynamics and identify a personal leadership style
  • -Develop ice breaker activities designed to improve group collaborations
  • -Plan an outdoor adventure trip and identify safety, costs, equipment and potential risks

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000