Timeroom: Fall 2023

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OUT 444A (01) - Risk and the Human Experience

Risk and the Human Experience

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14469
Explores the construct of risk in two phases: 1) knowledge building, focusing on the historical development of risk and its current manifestations in contemporary society; and 2) knowledge application, which focuses on applying conceptions of risk to various case study examples. The second phase of the course employs a problem-based learning approach with four distinct modules that ask students to apply, experience, and evaluate risk in a variety of contexts. Each module includes: a) a case study description, b) an experiential exercise, and c) a collaborative debriefing of the experience and reflective application to broader societal issues.
Section Comments: Open only to new freshmen in June. Continuing students who will be freshmen or sophomores in the fall may register when WEBCAT registration re-opens in mid-July.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 444A
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Social Science (Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Brent Bell
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 M 6:10pm - 9:00pm NHH G10
Final Exam 12/12/2023 12/12/2023 T 6:00pm - 8:00pm NHH G10
Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 515 (01) - History of Outdoor Pursuits in North America

Hist of Outdoor Pursuits in NA

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   120  
CRN: 13134
Voluntary pursuits in the outdoors have defined American culture since the early 17th century. Over the past 400 years, activities in outdoor recreation an education have reflected Americans' spiritual aspirations, imperial ambitions, social concerns, and demographic changes. This course will give students the opportunity to learn how Americans' experiences in the outdoors have influenced and been influenced by major historical developments of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th, and early 21st centuries. This course is cross-listed with RMP 515.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 515, RMP 515
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Nathan Fitch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm NHH 208
Final Exam 12/19/2023 12/19/2023 T 10:30am - 12:30pm NHH 208
Additional Course Details: 

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 540 (03) - Top Rope Rock Climbing

Top Rope Rock Climbing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   13  
CRN: 15506
Special Fees: $150.00
Provides students with an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary for the setup and management top rope rock climbing and rappelling sites, including advanced rescue skills. Students also develop basic climbing movement techniques and skills, an understanding of the pedagogical techniques used in climbing, and the requisite knowledge/skill development to conduct safe top rope experiences in multiple settings. The format of this course is a combination of demonstration/lecture and "hands-on" learning with the emphasis upon student interaction and practical skill development. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 540
Instructors: Amy Dupuis, Nathan Fitch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 T 12:40pm - 6:30pm NHH 120
Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 540 (04) - Top Rope Rock Climbing

Top Rope Rock Climbing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   13  
CRN: 15507
Special Fees: $150.00
Provides students with an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary for the setup and management top rope rock climbing and rappelling sites, including advanced rescue skills. Students also develop basic climbing movement techniques and skills, an understanding of the pedagogical techniques used in climbing, and the requisite knowledge/skill development to conduct safe top rope experiences in multiple settings. The format of this course is a combination of demonstration/lecture and "hands-on" learning with the emphasis upon student interaction and practical skill development. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 540
Instructors: Nathan Fitch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 W 12:10pm - 6:00pm NHH 120
Additional Course Details: 

This course goes to local OUTDOOR climbing sites!!!!!!!

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 545 (01) - High Angle Rescue

High Angle Rescue

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 2 (10/30/2023 - 12/22/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 15892
Special Fees: $80.00
Provides students with the skills necessary to perform self and group rescues in a variety of steep terrain and high angle environments. Students also gain the basic skills necessary for the implementation of self- and partner-rescues while in a technical climbing environment. The skills learned from this class will adapt readily to climber rescue, crevasse rescue, big wall rescue, cave rescue, and vertical urban rescue. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): OUT 547
Equivalent(s): KIN 545
Instructors: Nathan Fitch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 F 12:10pm - 6:00pm NHH 120
Additional Course Details: 

EVERY climber needs this course content to manage risk/self rescue in personal and professional settings.

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 546 (01) - Whitewater Canoeing

Whitewater Canoeing

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 1 (08/28/2023 - 10/20/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 15893
Special Fees: $200.00
Introduces white water canoeing skills. Students gain a basic understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures to conduct canoeing activities in flat water, moving water, and white water environments. Emphasizes development of individual paddling skills, safe and conscientious paddling, and group management on moving water and white water. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 546
Instructors: Jayson Seaman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 F 12:10pm - 6:00pm OFFCMP TBD
Additional Course Details: 

CLASS MEETS FRIDAY 12:10-6:00 - First meeting location will be announced

NOTE: This course involves two required weekend class excursions to whitewater venues in New England:

September 15-17, 2023: Deerfield River, Charlemont MA

September 29-October 1, 2023: Deerfield River, Charlemont MA or Androscoggin River, Errol NH

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Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 547 (01) - Lead Rock Climbing

Lead Rock Climbing

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 1 (08/28/2023 - 10/20/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 15894
Advanced climbing course designed to provide students with a structured environment to transition from top rope rock climbing or sport climbing to multi-pitch traditional lead climbing. Focuses on the development of the technical skills and judgment associated with leading in a multi-pitch environment. Specific topics include use of artificial protection, belay anchor construction, multi-pitch rappelling, knots, rope/belay station management, climbing technique, and multi-pitch leading considerations. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): OUT 540
Equivalent(s): KIN 547
Instructors: Nathan Fitch
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 F 12:10pm - 6:00pm NHH 120
Additional Course Details: 

This course goes to OUTDOOR climbing sites around New England, including Acadia National Park for a weekend 10/6-10/8!!!

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 551 (B02) - Adventure Programming: Backcountry Based Experience

Backcountry Based Experience

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 1 (08/28/2023 - 10/20/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 13109
Special Fees: $165.00
Introduces the leadership of land-based backpacking programs. Students develop an understanding of backpacking equipment, trip planning and organization, instruction of basic camping skills, implementation of safety procedures and group management on backpacking trips. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 551
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 M 6:10pm - 9:00pm NHH G44
Additional Course Details: 

Two Weekend Field Excursions:

9/22-9/24

10/13-10/15

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 681 (01) - Foundations of Adventure Education

Foundations of Adventure Ed.

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 14470
Through experiential activities, personal reflections, readings, and group and independent projects, students will gain an understanding of models and theories underpinning adventure education. The course includes content such as adventure education history, outdoor leadership, personal growth, group development, risk taking and risk management, educational philosophy, and learning theory. Students learn to apply theoretical principles to practice in a variety of settings.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 681
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Brent Bell
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm NHH G10
Final Exam 12/13/2023 12/13/2023 W 3:30pm - 5:30pm NHH G10
Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education

OUT 682 (01) - Experiential Teaching & Leadership

Exp Teaching & Leadership

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 1 (08/28/2023 - 10/20/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 13103
Special Fees: $60.00
This class provides an orientation to experiential learning, teaching, and leadership in outdoor recreation, education, and instructional settings. Students develop and implement program designs and lesson plans, gaining practice with teaching methods, activity facilitation, leadership styles, and risk management considerations in outdoor recreation programs.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 2 times.
Equivalent(s): KIN 682
Only listed majors in section: KIN:OUTDR ED, OUTDOOR EDU, RMP:OTDR LDR&M
Instructors: Brent Bell
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 R 4:10pm - 6:30pm HORT 215