SLE451 - Science Professionalism

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Semester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Semester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

(This unit is restricted to students enrolled in S400, S401, S494)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

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

3 full-day workshops (20 hours in total).

Content

This unit will develop an understanding of the ethics, integrity and professional processes that underpin Life and Environmental Science as a discipline. The aim of the unit is to engender understanding and appreciation of important concepts in science professionalism as broadly applied both within and outside science.  The unit will comprise three workshops and cover topics such as: i) the concepts and processes of research ethics and integrity and how they are applied in research and the community (Workshop 1); ii) the process of critical review in science; peer review of papers and grant applications; how research quality and impact are assessed; issues in gender and science (Workshop 2); and iii) communication of science through professional, public and social media outlets (Workshop 3).

Unit Fee Information

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