INDS535: Outdoor Experiential Education

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

April 25, 2022

Subject Level


Course Description

Explores outdoor experiential education (OEE) broadly while engaging specifically with key issues such as curriculum, educational methods, transformative learning, Indigenous ways of knowing and learning, and eco-literacy. Discusses timely topics such as the forest school approach and the rise in popularity of risky outdoor play, along with other relevant theoretical and practical perspectives. Engages students in thinking critically and creatively about the place and space for outdoor experiential learning within education today. Guides students to challenge assumptions through fostering personal and professional eco-literacy, while developing a community of practice via dialogue and shared narratives.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
April 25, 2022 July 3, 2022 TBD Online
April 24, 2023 July 2, 2023 TBD Online