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FRI100-1 Outdoor activities Theory I - Norwegian outdoor tradition, Man, nature and society
After having completed the course, the student will have aquired a theoretical platform in the traditions of Norwegian Outdoor activities. Which cultural inheritances we develop, the functions and responsibilities we have when using outdoor activities for teaching, development and experience for various groups of users.
This means that the student will:
- know the history of Norwegian Outdoor Activities
- be able to evaluate natural environments in a cultural historical perspective
- know the environments' special character and tolerance / tolerability
- know the development of society, people's lifestyles and relationship to the environment
- know how the nature can be an arena for health and recreation
- be able to explain how outdoor activities can be a result of a social ecological construction
- be able to understand how the natural environment can be used as a resource for tourism / business development
- know how society administer the natural environment
- Outdoor activities history in Norway
- The environment in a cultural - historical perspective.
- The environment's unique character and tolerance level.
- The development of society, people's lifestyles and relationship to the environment.
- Nature as an arena for health and recreation.
- Outdoor activities as socio-ecological construction
- The natural environment as a resource for tourism / business development.
- Environmental management.
Teaching will mainly be given at the UoA campus, and will be followed by field trips (please refer to FRI110). There may possibly be short excursions.
Please refer to the current course brochure and schedule for teaching.
A graded 4-hour written individual exam.
Theoretical and practical, compulsory
Coordinator Geir Øvrevik (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences