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john abbott <[log in to unmask]>
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Ski and Snowboard Club <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 8 Mar 2004 08:31:29 -0600
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Greetings UVM Outdoor Enthusiasts-
        As registration for summer session is now underway, i'm excited to
invite your participation in a dynamic class  I will be teaching during
the month of July. I've attached the syllabus to round out the big
picture, class content wise. ENVS 195 is a great opportunity for
students interested in the growing field of wilderness education, to
gain experience and prepare for professional pursuits...feel free to
contact me with any questions or requests for clarification.
        This class will also be offered during the fall semester for those
leaving UVM for the summer...look forward to working with you on warm
sunny days!
*John




Course Information ------------------ Term: 200406 - Summer 2004 Subject: ENVS - Environmental Studies Course: ENVS 195 Special Topics Section: Z4 CRN: 60083 In Focus: Yes New Course: Yes    Title: Wilderness Education and Leadership Desc: The objective of this class is to provide a context for understanding of the history, current issues, ethics and future trends in the field of wilderness education and leadership. Students will pursue skill mastery both in concrete leadership "hard skills" (technical backcountry travel & camp craft) and "soft skills", leadership skills emphasizing group development and interpersonal challenges. Class time will be committed to sharing of readings, guest lectures, group research, wilderness living skill development and journaling. A 2-day student led trip will be the culmination of our learning. A skill portfolio and development of a professional wilderness leadership resume' will also be required. Credits: 3 Extd Cr.: No Classes: start: 07/06/04 end: 07/27/04 Days: Tuesday Thursday Time: begin: 8:00am end: 12:00pm Location: On-Campus - Building: Room:     Other: weekend field trip July 24-25 Enroll: 16 Prereqs: ENVS 1 or NR 1 or permission Permiss.: None Expenses: $300 for course materials and supplies John Abbott ph. 656.2060 Asst. Director of Student Life email [log in to unmask] Outdoor Programs fax 656.7311 University of Vermont 48 University Pl. Burlington, VT 05405 "Your playing small doesn't serve the world." - Nelson Mandela

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