Norwegian. The course is also offered in English to international students.
Parts of teaching will be in water/at sea, which requires the ability to swim.
FRI100-1 Outdoor Education 1 - Outdoor Adventure, Culture and Society
FRI110-1 Outdoor Education 1 - Fieldtrips
(Does not apply to international students.)
In order to take part in extended field trips in the forests and mountains whilst carrying a full backpack the student must be in good physical condition. Knowledge cross-country skiing skills is preferable.
The field trips and practical training require that each student is able to cope with the challenges one meets in a cold winter enviroment.
FRI111 is also offered in English for international students as well as FRI109 Outdoor Activities Theory. FRI111 and FRI109 are reckoned as one module for international students.
On successful completion of the course, the student will:
Several extended field courses carried out in decentralised locations. In addition excursions to local facilities.
Field courses and excursions comprise approximately 25 days. Some weekends may be used for teaching.
Field courses, excursions and practical teaching, in addition to preparations/supplementary work related to these are compulsory.
The teaching gives the opportunity to take the boat driver's test, as well as to obtain certification as a winter tour guide in the Norwegian Tourist Association (DNT). The teaching is free, but there may be a fee to be issued with a course certificate.
The student's work load is estimated to 540 hours.
The assignment will be based on the log from the field trips. Information about other requirements for design, contents, volume etc. will be given at the introduction to the course.
Requirements for active participation, knowledge and skills in the activities are described in the semester schedule (see Canvas).
A graded individual practical-oral examination: 30 minutes preparation and 30 minutes presentation/examination.
See Canvas for details.
Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences