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MARI403 Critical Thinking for Environmental Scientists

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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 First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,566.65
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,793.66

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Notes
Open to any fourth-year student undertaking an environmentally related qualification.
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

First Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-16:50 10-13, 19-22

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 First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 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.
Contact

steve.wing@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Stephen Wing

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.

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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
A1 Monday 14:00-16:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22