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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 1027

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013580

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To develop students' understanding on creating more sustainable interactions between water, energy, materials and food production, and their disposition towards change between human and nature.

Course content

Students will develop concepts of sustainable development and the ecological footprint and their application to personal, local and global community living. The students will explore the science of energy transfer, materials use and food production within a sustainable development framework, the concepts of sustainability and moral concerns and their effect on future life styles developed through discussion and personal/collective action. The students will also investigate worldviews including Gaian, reductionist and ecologica, national and international concerns with sustainability and educative approaches to address concerns.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 4 hours x 5 days
Field Placement (Field Trip) 8 hours x 2 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Practical report 2000 words 45% N/A
Analysis of Field Trip Technology 2000 words 45% N/A
Participation N/A 10% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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