SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2020 12:18:27 PMNRM 62 Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  NRM 62Title:  CAMPING  
Full Title:  Camping
Last Reviewed:2/22/1994

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled43.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR2.00 Contact DHR35.00
 Contact Total4.50 Contact Total78.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  87.50Total Student Learning Hours: 166.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FOR 62

Catalog Description:
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Requires physical ability to walk five miles with a 25 pound pack. Skills and procedures for low impact camping in public recreation areas with family or other groups; from recreational vehicle to backpacking.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:
Health or Safety; Physical ability to walk five miles with a 25 pound pack.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Skills and procedures for low impact camping in public recreation areas with family or group from recreational vehicle to backpacking.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:Health or Safety; Physical ability to walk five miles with a 25 pound pack.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Be able to react correctly to safety threatening situations
   in camping
2.  Understand the basic principles of camping with little impact
   on the environment or other area users
3.  Be able to secure and maintain equipment for camping in a safe
   and comfortable manner
4.  Be able to identify twenty useful plants found near campgrounds
   in California
5.  Tie ten useful knots

Topics and Scope
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A.  Introduction
   1.  What is camping?
   2.  Camping courtesy
   3.  In the environment
B.  Safety
   1.  General first aid
   2.  Survival
   3.  Map reading
   4.  Fire
   5.  Animals
C.  Equipment
   1.  Recreation vehicles
   2.  Tents
   3.  Clothes
   4.  Sleeping
   5.  Cooking
   6.  Packs and other gear
D.  Site Selection & What To Expect
   1.  Federal (NPS/USFS/BLM/C of E)
   2.  State
   3.  Local
   4.  Private (Independent/Franchise)
   5.  The ideal campsite
E.  Helpful Hints
   1.  How to pack
       a.  vehicle
       b.  back
       c.  animal
       d.  canoe
   2.  Special equipment
   3.  How to plan your experience
   4.  Camping memories
   5.  More advanced trips
F.  Field Trips
   1.  Knots
   2.  Plants
   3.  Animals
   4.  Field Exercises

Assignments:

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 15%
Reading reports, Lab reports, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 15%
Field work, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 30%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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"Wild Edible Plants of the Western U.S."  Donald Kirk
"The Boy Scout Field Book"

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