ERIC Number: ED209027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Northwest Outward Bound Instructor's Manual.
Northwest Outward Bound School, Portland, OR.
Instructor responsibilities, procedures for completing activities safely, and instructional methods and techniques are outlined to assist instructors in the Northwest Outward Bound School (Portland, Oregon) as they strive for teaching excellence. Information is organized into six chapters addressing: history and philosophy of Outward Bound; course design; role and legal responsibilities of instructors; safety policies; course curriculum; and administrative procedures for course reporting, staff evaluation, dropouts, and vehicles. The curriculum chapter elaborates the purpose, safety procedures, teaching considerations, and syllabus for the following topics: clothing and equipment, care of feet, water safety and swimming, conditioning, backcountry code (minimum impact, campcraft, fire, sanitation, hygiene), shelters and stoves, fire building and suppression, food, accident and emergency management, lost and alone (including helicopter evacuation), search and rescue, axe and knife, initiative and ropes course, first aid, ankle and knee problems, map and compass navigation, snow travel, rock climbing and rappel, peak climbs, service projects, solo, final expedition, marathon, reflection and evaluation, course ending, river crossings, Tyrolean traverse, and sauna. (NEC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northwest Outward Bound School, Portland, OR.
Identifiers: Hiking; Outward Bound; Rock Climbing; Wilderness Education Programs