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GEOG216 Resource Evaluation and Planning

Geographical aspects of decision-making processes for resource planning and management.

Environmental management is constantly evolving to address the complex process of balancing human needs and ecosystem integrity at global and local scales. This paper will explore the geographical aspects of the theory and practice of environmental management by paying particular attention to conflicting values, concepts and understandings of environment and resources that guide environmental decision-making.

Paper title Resource Evaluation and Planning
Paper code GEOG216
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
GEOG 102 or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Sean Connelly
Paper Structure
Assessment:
  • 10% - practicals
  • 20% - assignments x 2
  • 50% - exam
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper. Readings will be provided on the course Blackboard site.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the paper, students are expected to be able to demonstrate a critical understanding and evaluation of:
  • Major environmental concerns with regard to resource utilisation and social and economic development activities at global, regional and national levels
  • Key principles and concepts that underpin resource planning responses to environmental concerns
  • New Zealand's management approaches to environmental issues
  • Key tools available for resource evaluation, planning and impact assessment
Eligibility
This paper is open to all students at 200-level and above with an interest in environmental magagement

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Monday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P2 Monday 11:00-12:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P3 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P4 Thursday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P5 Friday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 14, 19
P6 Friday 11:00-12:50 10, 12, 14, 19

Geographical aspects of decision-making processes for resource planning and management.

Environmental management is constantly evolving to address the complex process of balancing human needs and ecosystem integrity at global and local scales. This paper will explore the geographical aspects of the theory and practice of environmental management by paying particular attention to conflicting values, concepts and understandings of environment and resources that guide environmental decision-making.

Paper title Resource Evaluation and Planning
Paper code GEOG216
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
GEOG 102 or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Eligibility
This paper is open to all students at 200-level and above with an interest in environmental magagement
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Sean Connelly
Paper Structure
Assessment:
  • 10% - practicals
  • 20% - assignments x 2
  • 50% - exam
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper. Readings will be provided on the course Blackboard site.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the paper, students are expected to be able to demonstrate a critical understanding and evaluation of:
  • Major environmental concerns with regard to resource utilisation and social and economic development activities at global, regional and national levels
  • Key principles and concepts that underpin resource planning responses to environmental concerns
  • New Zealand's management approaches to environmental issues
  • Key tools available for resource evaluation, planning and impact assessment

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Monday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P2 Monday 11:00-12:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P3 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P4 Thursday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 15, 19
P5 Friday 09:00-10:50 10, 12, 16, 19
P6 Friday 11:00-12:50 10, 12, 16, 19