Credit points: 15
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.
Subject Co-ordinatorPhilippa Morse
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, field trip
Prerequisites Must have passed 30cp at level 1
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Field Guide to Australian Birds: Complete Compact Edition
PublisherSTEVE PARISH PUBLISHING
Tracks, Scats and Other Traces: A Field Guide to Australian Mammals
PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: MELBOURNE
The Waterbug Book: A Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate Australia
AuthorGooderham,J & Tsyrlin,E
Native trees and shrubs of south-eastern Australia
AuthorCostermans, L. F.
PublisherREED NEW HOLLAND, SYDNEY, NSW
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippa Morse
Field TripWeek: 31 - 43
One 6.00 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.
LectureWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 32 - 32
Three 3.00 hours tutorial other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 38 - 39
One 1.00 hour tutorial per study period on weekends during the day from week 38 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1,000-word assignment
|Assignment||Individual||No||25||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One 1.5-hour practical examination (1000 words equivalence)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One 2,000-word assignment Hurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work
|Assignment||Individual||Yes||35||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|