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Unit of Study ENO73005 - Social and Economic Perspectives in Resource Recovery (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 explore the social, political and economic constructs of waste reduction and resource recapture
2 analyse complex problems associated with source management of waste while treating waste as a resource
3 use creative thinking to develop innovative solutions to problems associated with resource recovery
4 use economic analysis tools for decision making
5 apply knowledge of this discipline to contribute to solving multidimensional problems
6 understand the social complexity of global waste management and links to human well being.

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

  1. explore the social, political and economic constructs of waste reduction and resource recapture
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. analyse complex problems associated with source management of waste while treating waste as a resource
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  3. use creative thinking to develop innovative solutions to problems associated with resource recovery
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  4. use economic analysis tools for decision making
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  5. apply knowledge of this discipline to contribute to solving multidimensional problems
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
  6. understand the social complexity of global waste management and links to human well being.
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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