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MARI403 Critical Thinking for Environmental Scientists

Evaluation and presentation of environmental information to ensure robust and effective decision making in the environmental sector, including quality and integrity of scientific data, integration of data with political and cultural approaches, objectivism versus advocacy, and convincing presentation of complex findings.

Paper title Critical Thinking for Environmental Scientists
Paper code MARI403
Subject Marine Science
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,535.97
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,517.77

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Notes
Open to any fourth-year student undertaking an environmentally related qualification. Enrolment subject to approval from the Head of Department.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact

gary.wilson@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Gary Wilson and Professor Kath Dickinson

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the paper students should be able to evaluate the quality of scientific data sets, integrate different types of data with political and cultural approaches, distinguish between objectivism and advocacy, and present complex findings in a convincing way.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2019

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

Evaluation and presentation of environmental information to ensure robust and effective decision making in the environmental sector, including quality and integrity of scientific data, integration of data with political and cultural approaches, objectivism versus advocacy, and convincing presentation of complex findings.

Paper title Critical Thinking for Environmental Scientists
Paper code MARI403
Subject Marine Science
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Notes
Open to any fourth-year student undertaking an environmentally related qualification. Enrolment subject to approval from the Head of Department.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact

gary.wilson@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Gary Wilson and Professor Kath Dickinson

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the paper students should be able to evaluate the quality of scientific data sets, integrate different types of data with political and cultural approaches, distinguish between objectivism and advocacy, and present complex findings in a convincing way.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Not offered in 2020

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