ORGANS AND ORGAN SYSTEMS

BIO1OOS

2016

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.

SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

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 or BIO1OF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS1HBA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge about the ultrastructural and microscopic structure of the major organ systems and their relationship to physiological function.

Activities:
Writing will be assessed in the examination and Histology Practical reports.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Describe the structure and function of the major organ systems in humans and mammals and how they maintain homeostasis.

Activities:
Speaking and ethical awareness will be assessed in the Practical Interviews, writing and inquiry/research will be assessed in the Essay as well as in the examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

03. Using selected examples, describe physiological responses to different environments.

Activities:
Speaking and ethical awareness will be assessed in the Practical Interviews, writing and inquiry/research will be assessed in the Essay as well as in the examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, 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.
"Delivery Method: Or On-Line"

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.
"Type: Or Directed Learning Activity Delivery Method: Or On-Line"

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.
"Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000 word essay15 02, 03
2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03
histology practical write-up15 01
practical interview and practical report20 02, 03

Singapore, 2016, Week 12-16, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 12 - 16
One 30.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"30-hours of Blended Lectures or Interactive Online Activities per teaching period delivered via face-to-face or online."

Practical Week: 12 - 16
One 18.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"18-hours of Lab-Based Practical Class per teaching period delivered face-to-face or as directed online learning."

Tutorial Week: 12 - 16
One 6.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"6-hours of Tutorial or Online Quizzes per teaching period and delivered via face-to-face or online."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000 word essay15 02, 03
2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03
histology practical write-up15 01
practical interview and practical report20 02, 03

Singapore, 2016, Week 28-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 31
One 30.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"30-hours of Blended Lectures or Interactive Online Activities per teaching period delivered via face-to-face or online."

Practical Week: 28 - 31
One 18.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"18-hours of Lab-Based Practical Class per teaching period delivered face-to-face or as directed online learning."

Tutorial Week: 28 - 31
One 6.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"6-hours of Tutorial or Online Quizzes per teaching period and delivered via face-to-face or online."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000 word essay15 02, 03
2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03
histology practical write-up15 01
practical interview and practical report20 02, 03

Singapore, 2016, Week 28-31, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichelle Gibson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 31
One 30.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays at night from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"30-hours of Blended Lectures or Interactive Online Activities per teaching period delivered via face-to-face or online."

Practical Week: 28 - 31
One 18.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays at night from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"18-hours of Lab-Based Practical Class per teaching period delivered face-to-face or as directed online learning."

Tutorial Week: 28 - 31
One 6.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays at night from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"6-hours of Tutorial or Online Quizzes per teaching period and delivered via face-to-face or online."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000 word essay15 02, 03
2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03
histology practical write-up15 01
practical interview and practical report20 02, 03