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Unit of Study BIO10121 - Successful Sampling (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 Explain the main steps in conducting ecological investigations
2 Apply best-practice design considerations to ecological investigations
3 Choose the most appropriate sampling methods for different marine habitats and organisms
4 Design pilot studies to optimise the outcomes of ecological investigations
5 Critically evaluate the quality of published research work
6 Optimally present findings of studies for a range of different communication types

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

  1. Explain the main steps in conducting ecological investigations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Apply best-practice design considerations to ecological investigations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. Choose the most appropriate sampling methods for different marine habitats and organisms
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. Design pilot studies to optimise the outcomes of ecological investigations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Critically evaluate the quality of published research work
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  6. Optimally present findings of studies for a range of different communication types
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

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