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The application of ecological principles to nature conservation.
|Paper title||Principles of Nature Conservation|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,371.61|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Professor Kath Dickinson
- Paper Structure
Tutorial sessions and self-directed learning.
- Teaching Arrangements
Weekly roundtable discussions based on agreed reading material and student-led presentations.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Environmental literacy,
Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students will gain:
- An understanding of significant issues related to our understanding of nature conservation and key principles and approaches that can be applied in practice
- An appreciation of the need for and an ability to apply critical thinking, scientific rigour and a systematic approach to science and nature conservation issues in theory and in practice
- An understanding of key topics from a variety of cultural perspectives
- Experience in teamwork in the preparation of class presentations