SLE103 - Ecology and the Environment
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
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Trimester 1: 2 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 2 hour seminars per trimester.
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne) students are required to attend intensive study blocks (4 days of 3 hour seminars held each week for a three-week period, beginning the first week of Trimester 3.). Cloud (online) – Intensive: Students will be required to engage with class content online and to attend campus based seminars during an intensive study block.
SLE103 introduces students to the science of ecology, investigating relationships between organisms and the environment. In this unit, students will also explore climate change and energy issues. They will learn about the nature of science and the scientific method and how to use a systems framework to investigate environmental issues. This will equip students with the capacity to study key environmental issues such as climate systems and ecological systems and make a difference.
Group presentation 15%, online multiple choice quiz 20%, written report 25%, examination 40%
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