NATURALIST STUDIES

OED1NS

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students focus on environmental studies through understanding, recording and reflecting on natural places through field observation and experience. Students are introduced to the skills of field observation and recording in natural history. They develop practical knowledge of identification and classification, and expertise in undertaking short excursions and multi-day educational trips in natural settings.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGregg Muller

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed 30cp at level 1

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsField Guide to Australian Birds: Complete Compact EditionRecommendedMorcombe, M.STEVE PARISH 2004
ReadingsNative trees and shrubs of south-eastern AustraliaRecommendedCostermans, L. F.REED NEW HOLLAND, SYDNEY, NSW 2000
ReadingsTracks, Scats and Other Traces: A Field Guide to Australian MammalsRecommendedTriggs, B.OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: MELBOURNE 1996

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGregg Muller

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.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 31
One 8.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on saturday during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 31
One 8.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 31
One 4.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 31
One 3.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 7.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment25
one 1.5-hour practical examination40
one 2,000-word assignmentHurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work35