WORLD VIEWS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Credit points: 15
In this environmental studies subject students are introduced to some of the ideas and cultural beliefs that have shaped the way Australians perceive and interact with natural environments, and explore the implications of these perceptions for their practice. Students investigate aspects of traditional western European belief systems, as well as current developments in environmental studies that seek to critically reflect on human-nature relationships. Practical trips are designed to enable students to analyse how underlying environmental worldviews have shaped the diverse ways in which different groups have responded to natural environments through action observation and evaluation. This subject contains a compulsory four day walking trip.
Subject Co-ordinatorPhilippa Morse
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, practical work
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Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day
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Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse
Field TripWeek: 31 - 43
One 4.00 d field trip other recurrence 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 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
WorkShopWeek: 36 - 36
One 8.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.
1,500 word - essay
2,000 word - assignment
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Tutorial quizzes and presentations - (500 word equivalence)
Practical work requirement Hurdle requirement: 4 days away on field trips; satisfactory participation