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Unit of Study AGT00217 - Land Degradation and Rehabilitation (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify and discuss the causes, prevention and rehabilitation of a range of types of land degradation
2 classify land according to a land capability classification system
3 explain the principles and practices of soil conservation structure design
4 critically analyse a selected land use or land management issue in relation to its land degradation potential and recommend prevention and rehabilitation strategies

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and discuss the causes, prevention and rehabilitation of a range of types of land degradation
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. classify land according to a land capability classification system
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. explain the principles and practices of soil conservation structure design
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. critically analyse a selected land use or land management issue in relation to its land degradation potential and recommend prevention and rehabilitation strategies
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

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