WORLD CHANGING SCIENCE

EDU0ST4

2021

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

Students are introduced to a range of world changing ideas in science, from initial concept to gradual adoption to mainstream understanding. Key scientific advances in agriculture, medicine, technology, energy and conservation are overviewed in the context of their global impact. The ethical considerations of scientific advancement are analysed and applied to real world situations as is the reporting and communicating of scientific information. Students will undertake an inquiry investigation and write a report on a selected field of scientific research and development. Students will also maintain a digital journal detailing the development of their scientific thinking.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWorld changing ideas forum discussion. World changing ideas interactive timeline. Digital journal entries. Analysis of advances in health and digital journal reflection on ethical implications. Interactive game where students are required to identify where there is an ethical hurdle and overcome it before advancing further. Research inquiry project on a selected scientific advance.

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify world changing ideas in science and the transferability of knowledge about small ideas to larger applications and understanding
02. Explain the relationships between science, technology, human society and the environment
03. Demonstrate familiarity with ethical considerations and applications in science
04. Apply a scientific approach to inquiry and investigation

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital journal entry (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Scientific inquiry research project and report task

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital journal entry (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Scientific inquiry research project and report task

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 51
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital journal entry (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Scientific inquiry research project and report task

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, Online study period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 8
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 8 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Digital journal entry (600 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Scientific inquiry research project and report task

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4