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Unit of Study BIO00232 - Coastal Marine Ecosystems (2020)

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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 the major taxa of marine organisms and recognise local examples
2 demonstrate an understanding of the basic organisation and function of the major coastal marine habitats and communities and relate this to issues in marine resource management
3 plan and conduct sampling programs of marine organisms in a variety of habitats and to present their findings in a variety of formats.

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

  1. identify the major taxa of marine organisms and recognise local examples
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the basic organisation and function of the major coastal marine habitats and communities and relate this to issues in marine resource management
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. plan and conduct sampling programs of marine organisms in a variety of habitats and to present their findings in a variety of formats.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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