2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OE 2200 - Ropes Course Theory and Application


This course will demonstrate a variety of safe team building and initiative activities using indoor and outdoor space, low ropes course elements, and high ropes course elements. The goal of this course it to identify a number of potential sequencing activities that may be used in order to apply team building techniques to k‐12 grades, sports teams, clubs, professional groups, and so forth. This course is designed to apply the theories and leadership styles discussed in OE 1110  Introduction to Outdoor Education in a practical setting and environment. Emphasis on policies and procedures for maintaining and managing a ropes course will also be included. Students will be asked to lead and participate in numerous activities in all ropes course settings while practicing leadership techniques and skills. Students will be expected to participate in climbing and rescue techniques during the High Ropes portion of this course and will also be expected to work with School Programs. A specific focus on universal elements is implemented to ensure students can work with the universal population to design and implement appropriate adaptations and modifications to support success for students with all abilities. Offered every spring. (3 Credits) To be taken the semester following OE 1110.



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