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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2066

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153441

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To provide students with an overview of current and emerging worldviews through a study of cosmologies, astronomy and space science.

Course content

Students will undertake study in the night sky, perception and conception, personal and other views of the cosmos including indigenous Australian views and past cultures and current scientific views of the creation of the cosmos. Students will collect evidence (personal observations, telescopes, space probes, spectroscopy, secondary sources), viability and confidence of evidence, theory building and testing. Students will study evolution and creationism, the structure of the cosmos, solar systems, stars, planets, moons, galaxies, living away from Earth, other life in space, current and future space exploration, foresight, moral imperatives and developing young people's ideas about the universe.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 12 weeks

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
Essay 1000 words 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 30% N/A
Essay 2000 words 50% 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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* 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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