UG Coursework Unit
Level of learning
Introduces students to environmental issues associated with the impacts of human use of natural resources. The unit focuses on the skills required for a graduate to explore an environmental issue (e.g. finding and determining the reliability of relevant information and identifying stakeholders). Teamwork and academic writing skills are assessed.
- A historical perspective of environmental issues
- The knowledge base for environmental issue enquiry
- Socio-political responses to environmental issues
- Identifying stakeholders
- Indigenous knowledge
- Working in teams and reflection
- Pathways to professional life in environmental disciplines
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||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and define environmental issues|
|2||use and evaluate the sources of scientific and social evidence|
|3||identify stakeholders and the social processes affecting an environmental issue|
|4||communicate environmental issues in a professional manner|
|5||understand how to work in a team in a scholarly and professional setting|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
identify and define environmental issues
use and evaluate the sources of scientific and social evidence
identify stakeholders and the social processes affecting an environmental issue
communicate environmental issues in a professional manner
understand how to work in a team in a scholarly and professional setting
- No prescribed texts.