SLE121 - Environmental Sustainability
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
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2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.
The aim of SLE121 is to examine the scientific, social and cultural factors that are all integral components of Environmental Sustainability, on International, National and Local scales. This will necessitate a review of what definitions of sustainability there are and how they inter-relate in regards to environmental, social and economic management. The unit aims to develop the ability to: appreciate the diversity and complexity of environmental issues, identify environmental impacts due to human activities, appreciate the range of stakeholders and their viewpoints in relation to particular issues, understand the necessary measures and associated problems in achieving effective sustainable environmental management and understand the principles and applications of sustainable development.
Group presentation oral 20%, reflective journal and report 40%, topical issue essay 40%