College of Education

Counseling and Human Services Offering Adventure in Education Course

December 1, 2009

This Adventure in Education course is based on the concept that we learn best by doing. Adhering to this belief, students will participate in initiatives and activities. 
Counseling programs can benefit from activities and initiatives that help build teams, encourage effective communication and problem solving skills and create a supportive atmosphere.

One of the major components in Adventure Education will be the art of processing the activities and transferring the learning to every day life. 
Developing processing and facilitating skills will be a major component of this program. Students will be expected to actively participate as well as develop and lead new activities.

Another aspect to this course is to add a variety of fun, thought provoking and problem solving initiatives that can be replicated for counselors in the field. These initiatives will be an affordable and portable alternative to building a challenge course.