Outdoor Education: Winter, Coast friluftsliv and Leadership (UDR200)
For this subject, the students will gain knowledge, skills and a general proficiency related to planning, execution and evaluation of excursions in winterfriluftsliv and coastlife. Being able to lead in these excursions is a key element in the subject.
Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.
Knowledge about ski, equipment and gear for the winter mountain
Winter excursion to Nesbyen: Ski play, classic ski, Alpine skiing 7 days
Novise winter excursion 5 days.
Advanced winter excursion 5 days.
Excursion planning with route planning and risk assessment
Student-led excursion winter, with other students. 4 days
Rowing and fishing excursion for 3-4 days
Outdoor leadership theory and practice
Equipment and packing
Different snow types and snow conditions
Accident prevention and first aid for outdoor winter.
Map, compass and GPS
Following completion of the course, the student shall be able to:
Use appropriate clothing, packing, ski and gear for spending time in the winter mountain and along the coast.
Plan, prepare and evaluate structured teaching of ski play, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and fishing.
Plan, prepare, carry out and evaluate winter and coast- excursions.
Account for different factors that can contribute to accidents in the outdoors.
Use map, compass and GPS
Demonstrate knowledge and basic techniques of cross-country skiing, slalom skiing and ski play
Recognize risks and prevent accidents in winter mountain and along the coast.
Handle a row boat and fishing gear.
Take care of themselves in the winter mountains and along the coast.
Ensure the safety of various forms of tours and activity.
Required prerequisite knowledge
School exam and pratical assessment
Form of assessment
Grade assessment on wrtitten theory exam. Counts for 50% of the given grade: Exam at university.Grade assessment of skills according to student-led excursion. Counts for 50% of the given grade This assessment consists of a plan for the excursion, and a film documenting the excursion.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.