BUSH ENVIRONMENTS

OED2BE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject includes content of natural history, land management, and ecology directly relevant to selected bush environments of south eastern Australia. Students develop technical expertise of bushwalking to enable safe exploration and promote experiential and interpretative knowledge of bush environments. Students will attend a 9 day field trip - this is a hurdle requirement.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAllison Hughes

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesThe subject involves a mix of lectures, tutorials, readings and 9 days of practical work

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

Readings

Victoria's box-ironbark country: A field guide

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCalder, M., Calder, J., and McCann, I.

Year2002

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMELBOURNE: VNPA

ISBN1875100229, 9781875100224

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Wildlife of the box-ironbark country

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTzaros, C.

Year2005

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN0643099832, 9780643099838

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. Analyse and evaluate cultural and natural history issues relevant to becoming a naturalist/guide of a nature tourism/outdoor environmental education program.
02. Demonstrate naturalist skills and knowledge.
03. Demonstrate guiding skills associated with becoming a naturalist/leader of a nature tourism/outdoor environmental education program.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAllison Hughes

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 9.00 d field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1,500-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

2,500-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Satisfactory participation and performance in practical work Hurdle requirement

N/AOtherIndividualYes0