Online Class: Canoeing 101
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have taken this course
In a world where everything seems to be moving at break-neck speed and super techno-logy, there's nothing like paddling down a slow-moving, sunlit, picturesque river to ease one's mind. The fresh air, exercise, and relaxation are added benefits.This comprehensive, illustrated guide is designed to instruct people on the sport of canoeing; including a brief history of the canoe, a discussion on safety, instruction on basic beginner/intermediate paddling techniques, and proper portaging techniques.Topics will also include:
- Basic dimensions of a canoe
- The cost and different construction materials of a canoe
- The basic paddling strokes and maneuvers
- How to take beginning canoe lessons
- Preparation for poor weather conditions
- The different water movements and the dangers of tackling the wrong course
- The River Ratings System
- Dangers of hypothermia
- Basic equipment needed on a canoe
So join us today, and let's learn how to canoe!
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Lesson 1: A Brief History of the CanoeThis lesson will give you a brief history of the canoe, the basic dimensions of a canoe, and the levels achieved in this sport.
Lesson 2: Increasing Your Paddling Skills and Choosing a CanoeIn this lesson, we look at the cost and different construction materials of a canoe.
Lesson 3: Basic Paddling TechniquesIn this section, we will be discussing the basic paddling strokes and maneuvers.
Lesson 4: Portaging a CanoeIn this lesson we will discuss the finer points of "portaging," which simply means carrying the canoe around shoreline trees, sand and gravel bars, and other impassable obstacles found along waterways.
Lesson 5: Paddling Courses for BeginnersThis lesson discusses how to take beginning canoe lessons and be prepared for poor weather conditions.
Lesson 6: Rough Water, Self-Rescue, and Dealing With Bad WeatherBy checking the weather conditions before you go canoeing, you can avoid being in dangerous situations.
Lesson 7: Paddling Locations, Flat Water, Moving WaterThis lesson discusses the different water movements and the dangers of tackling the wrong course.
Lesson 8: River Ratings and the Classification SystemThe River Ratings System is used to describe the level of difficulty a river course presents and the level of skill needed to run that river.
Lesson 9: A Discussion on Paddling Safety and a Checklist of Essential Gear For CanoeistsIn this lesson, we discuss the dangers of hypothermia and the basic equipment needed on a canoe.
Lesson 10: Other Important Gear for PaddlersThe following items are part of a list that make up the basic gear for canoeists.
Additional Course Information
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- Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
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Course Title: Canoeing 101Course Number: 8900106Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: Hobby/EnthusiastCEU Value: 0.6 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsInstructor: John ChouinardSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Summarize the history of the canoe.
- Describe basic paddling techniques.
- Describe different types of water, self-rescue techniques, and how to deal with bad weather.
- Summarize River Ratings and the Classification System.
- Summarize the safety checklist for canoeing, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An Introduction Assignment 5 Lesson 1 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 1 Review Exam 14 Lesson 2 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 2 Review Exam 15 Lesson 3 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 3 Review Exam 14 Lesson 4 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 4 Review Exam 15 Lesson 5 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 5 Review Exam 15 Lesson 6 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 6 Review Exam 15 Lesson 7 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 7 Review Exam 13 Lesson 8 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 8 Review Exam 15 Lesson 9 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 9 Review Exam 14 Lesson 10 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 10 Review Exam 15 Total Points: 400
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