ORGANS AND ORGAN SYSTEMS

BIO1OOS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the functional biology of organs and organ systems, focusing on human physiology. Themes include the integration and coordination of function, maintenance of homeostasis and cell ultrastructure as seen in histological sections. There is a practical element in this subject to acquaint students with a variety of scientific techniques.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJanelle Page

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsHBS1HBA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMarieb E, and Hoehn K

Year2016

Edition/Volume10th Edition

PublisherPearson

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe the ultrastructural and microscopic structure of cells and tissues that form the major organ systems and their relationship to physiological function
02. Describe the structure and function of the major organ systems.
03. Describe how the body maintains homeostasis and use examples to demonstrate how it is achieved
04. Complete scientific experiments that examine aspects of human physiology; interpreting data, recognizing methodological issues, identifying the theoretical basis for the experiment, and communicating observations and results

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanelle Page

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 32 - 43
Five 3.00 h practical every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Weeks 33, 34, 38, 41 & 42

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Weeks 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 41, 42, & 43

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2-hour end-of-semester examination (2000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

10 x online quizzes (500 word total equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

3 x practical reports (1500-words total equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanelle Page

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
Five 3.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Weeks 33,34,38,41 & 42

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Weeks 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 41, 42, & 43

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2-hour end-of-semester examination (2000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

10 x online quizzes (500 word total equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

3 x practical reports (1500-words total equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4