ORGANS AND ORGAN SYSTEMS

BIO1OOS

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the functional biology of organs and organ systems, focusing on human and mammalian systems. Themes include: integration and coordination of function, maintenance of homeostasis and adaptation to environmental stressors and cell ultrastructure as seen in histological sections. There is a strong practical focus in this subject to acquaint students with a variety of scientific techniques including: human and animal experimentation, computer simulation use, data analysis using statistics and graphics and ethical considerations in science.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BIO1CO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS1HBA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFSTE First Year Survival Guide (second edition)PrescribedFaculty of Science, Technology and EngineeringLA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2012
ReadingsVander, Sherman and Luciano's Human Physiology: Mechanisms of Body FunctionPrescribedWidmaier, EP, Raff, H and Strang, KT 201112TH ED, MCGRAW HILL, NEW YORK
ReadingsBiologyRecommendedRaven, PH, Johnson, GB, Losos, JB and Singer, SR 20119TH ED, MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1,000 word essay15
2-hour examination50
histology practical write-up15
practical interview and practical report20

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1,000 word essay15
2-hour examination50
histology practical write-up15
practical interview and practical report20

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1,000 word essay15
2-hour examination50
histology practical write-up15
practical interview and practical report20