judgment


JUDGMENT: Judgment is the act of integrating existing knowledge and experience with situational factors to arrive at a decision. Accurate assessment and application of skills using judgement is the central quality of an effective outdoor leader or educator. 

Outdoor leaders are often presented with decision making challenges in an uncertain environment with limited information. Outdoor leaders must demonstrate judgment by effectively integrating educational components and situational variables to make and implement quality decisions. Accurate assessment and application of skills using judgment is the central quality of an effective outdoor leader.


Learning Outcomes:

The Certified Outdoor Educator is able to...

  • Provide a comprehensive and consistent explanation for judgement and decision making in outdoor leadership.
  • Conduct a comprehensive analysis of relevant variables in a given situation.
  • Demonstrate decision making that is outcome, mission, client, situation appropriate.

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