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RESP5001: Integrated Environmental Practice

This unit will provide an opportunity for students to synthesize and draw conclusions from their coursework experience and learning, and to enable them to revise and/or develop the necessary skills for engaging with environmental research as part of their intellectual and/or professional growth. The unit focuses on skills in cross-disciplinary problem identification and the use of integrated analysis to address environmental challenges. Other skills include critical reading and critical writing, undertaking a literature review, understanding how research is conducted and published, library search techniques, use of referencing systems like EndNote, and matters relating to intellectual property and authorship.

Code RESP5001
Academic unit Geosciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. gain an understanding of the nature of environmental research in academic and employment situations
  • LO2. identify and address a specific research/project question/s within environmental science
  • LO3. develop the necessary skills to undertake an environmental research project
  • LO4. critically evaluate existing knowledge in an environmental research/project area
  • LO5. collect, analyse, evaluate and integrate information relevant to a nominated research/project proposal
  • LO6. develop oral and written communication skills
  • LO7. present well-written reports on environmental research/project issues.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.