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Unit of Study ENVR6008 Ecological Perspectives for Transformational Change (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

evaluate differences between mechanistic and complex adaptive systems worldviews and how this influences ecological perspectives, science and land management practice

apply reflective analysis to understand the relationship between worldview and land management, including one's personal relationship with the natural world

develop an understanding of the role of Indigenous thinking and knowledges, including their role for supporting transformative change in agriculture

bring diverse and multidisciplinary knowledges together to explain what may be required to enable transformative change

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hr (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Discussion boardSR
Reflective writing50%
Creative work50%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Students must have a working headset with microphone, plus video for participation in online tutorials and lectures.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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