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|Unit chair:||J White|
SLE103 and one of SLE101 or SLE132
1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 6 x 3 hour practical sessions per trimester, 4 day field studies trip to the Grampians
|Note: Students will be required to meet their own expenses while on a 4 day field study trip. Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
The design of experiments, analysis of environmental data and working effectively in a team based situation are critical skills required by all environmental scientists. This unit is devised to step students through the process of environmental research from initial project conception through to presenting the findings of research in a professional format. This unit comprises a series of lectures and practicals aimed at developing skills in experimental design, data analysis (using statistical software) and data presentation. A major component of this unit involves students working in a team to design, conduct and report on their own environmental research project. This unit aims to develop strong analytical skills, research skills, communication skills and team work skills.
Practical work 15%, data analysis assignment 20%, data analysis test 30%, group research poster 25%, teamwork evaluation 10%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.