Course Description: This class introduces students to the world of sea kayaking and guiding. Students will start off in the calm bay at the college, learning…
A career in guiding requires the ability to work effectively with a variety of clients, co-workers, working environments, and professional practices. The intent of this course is to introduce the broad range of skills that encompass group leadership and group management, and begin to enhance each student’s personal effectiveness in challenges they will face while dealing with group dynamics. Students will also learn the basics of teaching to help them facilitate activities that require some guidance from the leader. Experimenting in the role of leader and follower will help the student gain a true understanding of how groups form, interact and work through a process to reach a goal. During the course, students will research, experiment in and develop communication, leadership and followership understanding and skills, allied to working applications.
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