FOUNDATION CELL BIOLOGY

EDU0SC3

2020

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject develops knowledge and skills to enable future study in general university programs including Nursing, Allied Health, Education and Science degrees. The cell, is examined as the basic building block of life with a focus on cell components and cell specialisation. Concepts related to Mendelian Genetics, Evolution and Natural Selection are explored in the context of cell biology. Students develop knowledge of how the structure of a cell relates to its function, and how this applies in the larger scale of human systems . Assessments tasks are based on cumulative development of skills and include a presentation task and a short research report.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe and explain fundamental concepts of cell biology including cell structure, cell cycle, cellular processes and genetics.
02. Describe and explain concepts related to Mendelian Genetics, Evolution and Natural Selection using appropriate discipline language
03. Research a scientific topic relevant to Cell Biology and present findings.
04. Apply knowledge of concepts relating to Mendelian, Evolution and Natural Selection Genetics to different contexts to predict an outcome

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Cell biology presentation assessment (650 word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3
Genetics and Natural Selection research reportN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Cell biology presentation assessment (650 word equivalence)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3
Genetics and Natural Selection research reportN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4