Directed Studies in Adventure Education
This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to investigate a specific field or topic in Adventure-based tourism or education. Project examples include shadowing an outdoor education instructor on an elementary or secondary school program; planning and carrying out an expeditionary trip; or participating in adventure curriculum development.
This course is self-directed but the student must consult with and meet the requirements of the COLT manager for the project.
|Required Course Materials||
Course materials will depend on nature of the project.
4 days (32 hours)
Self-guided; experiential; mentorship; research
|Method(s) of Student Evaluation||
Self-assessment instruments; mentor feedback; and a COLT manager written and/or verbal evaluation
Students must fulfill the learning objective requirements established in conjunction with the COLT manager.
The COLT experience lead me to my current teaching position. I realized after teaching outdoor education at the Lodge, that I wanted to go back to school and complete my degree!