Introduces students to the theory and practice of silviculture, by reviewing the underlying physiological and ecological principles and explaining how these are applied in controlling the composition, growth and regeneration of native forests.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate skills of critical thinking, analysis, and application of scientific methods in forest science and management Exercise informed judgement and make logical decisions and in relation to forest science and management||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate imagination, initiative and enterprise in problem-solving Respond creatively to intellectual, professional, environmental and social challenges||Creativity||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||Evaluate issues with reference to sound ethical frameworks and sustainability and demonstrate well developed reasoning based upon principles of social justice and professional standards||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of sustainable forest science and management Apply disciplinary knowledge and skills in professional and community settings Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in forest science and management||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||Demonstrate cognitive and technical skills in self-managed learning Critically and objectively reflect on practice, and adapt to change Demonstrate information literacy skills||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|6||Present clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas in forest science and management contexts Collaborate effectively on personal, scholarly, and professional terms||Creativity||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|7||Demonstrate awareness and respect for cultural diversity and the relationship between people and their environment||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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