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Unit of Study BIO01204 - Wetland 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 describe the major physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wetland ecosystems including natural, artificial and disturbed systems
2 discuss human impacts upon wetland ecosystems and related management issues
3 demonstrate research skills in the field
4 prepare concise and accurate reports on wetland ecosystems and contribute to the rational management of aquatic resources

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

  1. describe the major physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wetland ecosystems including natural, artificial and disturbed systems
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. discuss human impacts upon wetland ecosystems and related management issues
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. demonstrate research skills in the field
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. prepare concise and accurate reports on wetland ecosystems and contribute to the rational management of aquatic resources
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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