Programmes

Nature and Outdoor Activities

Short-term programme of , 10 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution UCL University College
Campus UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense
Duration 8 weeks
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://www.ucl.dk/international/exchange-programmes/nature-and-outdoor-activities
Join our module, if you want to establish learning environments based on natural science in an outdoor context for children, youth or adults.

Target Group

Students from areas of study such as Social Education, Teacher Education, or Physical Education are the target group.Applying students will be enrolled in an existing course taught primarily in Danish, however students are provided with English support throughout the coursework.

Purpose

The module is of interest to students who want to establish learning environments based on natural science in an outdoor context for children, youth or adults.These learning environments emphasize experiences and understandings of nature and natural phenomena.The purpose of the module is that the student has knowledge about:
  • Global environmental challenges, nature and phenomena of nature, and possibilities in learning and experiencing in outdoor settings
  • The didactics of nature and outdoor activities
  • Challenges in communicating nature in the pedagogical profession
  • The conditions for different target groups who will be participating, experiencing and learning in outdoor activities
It is also the purpose that the students is capable of:
  • Planning, conducting and assessing pedagogical outdoor activities
  • Creating experiences with a variety of communicational approaches with the preconditions and perspectives of the participants’ in mind
  • Including nature and outdoor activities in daily pedagogical praxis and developing methods for communicating nature
  • Organizing and establishing pedagogical courses in communicating nature and outdoor activities with regard to the different preconditions of the participants.


Spring 2021

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
May 03

UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense

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