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Springfield College Course Info

Springfield, Massachusetts


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MOST 230

Land Based Outdoor Skills and Teaching Methods

This course is designed to teach students how to execute the required skills necessary to plan, design, implement and evaluate land-based outdoor skills activities for a variety of populations. Topics will include, but are not limited to the following: experiential education, technical skill development, group dynamics, leadership styles, teaching models, current trends and issues, and risk management skills. Skill development for the following activities will be addressed throughout the semester: rock climbing, hiking and backpacking, mountain biking, and orienteering

Units: 3.0