Community Educators as Adventure Education Experts
5 ECTS | 50€ | Self-paced online course | 31 May – 18 August 2023
On this course, students will familiarize themselves with the basic ideas, concepts, frame of reference, and principles of Adventure Education. In adventure education, the focus is on experiential, activity- and adventure-based methods and processes, which are targeted to support and promote the growth, development, learning, wellbeing, and agency of individuals, groups, and communities. Adventure education can be implemented by an educator, instructor, teacher, or therapist, and can be applied in early education, youth work, schools and colleges, and rehabilitation.
On the course, students will acquire knowledge about Adventure Education as a pedagogical approach. The course is part of the degree programme curriculum in Adventure and Outdoor Education, Community Educator (Bachelor of Humanities), at Humak University of Applied Sciences. However, this particular course is open for everyone interested in Adventure Education, and it sheds light on Adventure Education both in the context of Community Educator Studies and in general.
After the completion of the course, students
- are familiar with the foundation and competency basis of adventure education
- recognise the potential and applicability of adventure education
- are familiar with the professional field of adventure education
Humak University of Applied Sciences
Course is open for everyone interested in Adventure Education, and it sheds light on Adventure Education both in the context of Community Educator Studies and in general. The course is well suited especially for students in the fields of Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities.
5 ECTS equals 135 hours of students work and the course takes approximately 3-4 weeks to complete (full-time work on the reading materials, assignments and quizzes).
No specified learning materials
Assignments and quizzes: approved / not complete. Final assessment is based on a final exam: numerical, on a scale fail or pass with grading 1–5 (5 = excellent, 4 and 3 = good, 2 and 1 = satisfactory).