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Unit of Study BIO00244 - Protected Area Management (2015)

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  • Pre-requisites

      192 credit points in SCU Units
  • Co-requisites

      FOR00244 Protected Area Management

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 discuss the major issues and threats to terrestrial and marine biodiversity in Australia and the role of protected areas in biodiversity conservation, recreation, tourism, and protection of cultural heritage
2 explain the importance of the integrative basis for management of linked ecosystems and human settlements at various scales, particularly large ecosystem management and integrated catchment management
3 apply skills developed to analyse the principles and methods for environmental restoration and apply these to the development of a management plan for a protected area
4 analyse and evaluate techniques for education and interpretation and public participation in protected area planning and management processes
5 demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and understanding of group processes.

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

  1. discuss the major issues and threats to terrestrial and marine biodiversity in Australia and the role of protected areas in biodiversity conservation, recreation, tourism, and protection of cultural heritage
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. explain the importance of the integrative basis for management of linked ecosystems and human settlements at various scales, particularly large ecosystem management and integrated catchment management
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. apply skills developed to analyse the principles and methods for environmental restoration and apply these to the development of a management plan for a protected area
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. analyse and evaluate techniques for education and interpretation and public participation in protected area planning and management processes
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  5. demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and understanding of group processes.
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.