Theory and Methodics of Outdoor Recreation in Natural Settings
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Looduses liikumise teooria ja metoodika
Course title in English
Theory and Methodics of Outdoor Recreation in Natural Settings
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide an overview of different types of hiking, the theoretical basis and methodology of the organisation of hikes. Various aspects of hiking, hiking ethics and hiking opportunities in Estonia and its surrounds are discussed. Students participate in backpacking and canoeing trips.

Brief description of the course
Organisation of a hiking group and selection of a hiking activity and destination. Selection of maps. Orienteering. Planning a trip. Different types of trips: on foot, by water, and by bicycle. Hiking techniques. Selection of a camp site. Equipment and food. Moving through nature, rights of people. Security techniques. First aid.

Independent work
Compilation of Hiking proramm and seminar presentation
Learning outcomes in the course
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
-can analyze the abilities and skills of hiking group
-able to plan for at least a two-day hike.
-able to analyze the attractiveness of the components and the potential risks.
Assessment methods
To obtain an assessment a tripprogrammemust be prepared and successfully presented in a seminar. Participation in a practical trip and the submission of a trip-diary is also required.

Mart Reimann
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