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Course name Experiential learning and adventure education in pedagogical development YAMK
Course date 08.03.2023 - 15.05.2023
Institution HUMAK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB, Humanities and Education HUB, Hospitality Management HUB
Teacher Anita Saaranen-Kauppinen
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Level Master’s level

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Experiential learning and adventure education in pedagogical development YAMK

08.03.2023 - 15.05.2023

Course description

The course provides the learners with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the possibilities and relevance of using experiential learning and adventure education in different professional and working life environments. During the course, the participants will develop their competence in pedagogical development work and reflection, and they will learn about current research and discussions on learning, competence, development, and growth.

The online course will be organized in English which enables an international learning environment.

Key contents
  • pedagogical development, agency, leadership
  • experiential learning and adventure education in different communities and environments
  • current discussions and research
Target group

The course is well-suited for students and professionals in the fields or education and schooling, youth work, NGO work, sports and physical education, rehabilitation, and social work. The master’s level course don’t require a community educator degree or studies of adventure education, even though this background might prove useful. A bachelor’s degree from one of the aforementioned fields is recommended but not obligatory.

Intended learning objectives

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to

  • examine professional and working life environments from the pedagogical perspective
  • understand the perspectives of experiential learning and adventure education in pedagogical development work
  • critically examine current research and discussions on learning, competence, development, and growth
  • develop pedagogical expertise, actions, activities, practices and communities in different environments
  • develop competence in reflection

Prerequisites

The participants of the course should be willing to listen, read, write and speak English.

Assessment criteria

Assessment: approved – not completed

Course way of working and time table

Online course including webinars, individual and/or group assignments, a learning/development task, and independent studying.

Webinars (4) (Finnish time):

  • 15.03.2023 13.00 – 16.00
  • 29.03.2023 13.00 – 16.00
  • 19.04.2023 13.00 – 16.00
  • 03.05.2023 09.00 – 16.00

Course enrolment info

See instructions for CampusOnline students in Humak’s Student’s Guide.