Outdoor Life and Society II 1265

Course Objectives

The course will provide students with an understanding of outdoor life and sport as social and cultural phenomena. The course will show how cultural and social science concepts and theories are able to shed light on outdoor life traditions.

Course Description

  • Social sciences theory, phenomenological, constructivist and biological perspectives on outdoor life and sport
  • Social sciences key concepts
  • Outdoor life, continuity and change, tradition and modernity
  • Outdoor life, identity and personal development
  • Outdoor life policies
  • Outdoor life research
  • Research theory and methodology
  • Writing scientific texts

Learning Methods

The course is taught in the autumn.

Teaching and learning methods include independent work, lectures, seminars and group work. Study group assignments will be handed out in conjunction with the lectures.

Assessment Methods

Individual home examination. Graded marks.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Carl-Magnus Nystad <Carl-Magnus.NystadSPAMFILTER@hit.no> - 22/05/2008