SLE226 - Environmental Team Based Research

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

SQB226

EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

SLE103 and one of SLE101 or SLE132

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester, 4 day field trip to the Grampians.

Note: Students will be required to meet their own expenses while on a 4 day field study trip.

Content

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 classes 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.

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