SLE121 - Environmental Sustainability
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Online|
|Previously coded as:||SQE121|
|Incompatible with:||SLEM121, SQE134|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
2 x 1 hour online lectures per week, 1 x 2 hour practical experience (workshop) per week (weeks 2-10).
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning including 2 x 1 hour scheduled online lectures per week and 1 x 2 hour scheduled online practical experience (workshop) per week (Weeks 2-10).
SLE121 examines the scientific, social and cultural factors that are all integral components of Environmental Sustainability, on international, national and local scales. The unit begins with exploring definitions of sustainability and how they inter-relate in regards to environmental, social and economic management. The unit aims to develop students' competencies in: understanding the diversity and complexity of environmental issues, linking key environmental issues with human activities, and appreciating the range of stakeholders and their viewpoints on contemporary environmental issues. Emphasis is also given on available solutions to achieve environmental sustainability and the importance of critically evaluating the potential of 'silver bullet' narratives.
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