This unit introduces students to the core concepts and theories of adventure, as well as the practice of outdoor adventure activities. Drawing on a long tradition of adventure based theory the unit explores how adventure is a component of all our lives and that through it we experience a range of community, health, wellbeing and personal development outcomes. The unit integrates adventure-based experiential learning with theories, models and concepts of adventure. The content is related to the application of adventure activities in sport, education and recreation industries.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):