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Introduction to Outdoor Education EDUC 359 (4)

Students will learn the principles and practices for teaching, developing, planning, and leading, Outdoor Education classes, trips, and programs. Emphasizes backcountry travel best practices, wilderness leadership techniques, teaching methodology, hard and soft skills. Teaching processes include lecture, discussion, group projects, peer teaching experiences, practical skills sessions, experiential and expeditionary learning. Prerequisite: 60 units; or permission of instructor.