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    Guided work and assignments in literature research, evaluation and criticism of published papers, essay writing, and data analysis.

    About this paper

    Paper title Research Skills
    Subject Botany
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
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    54 points at 200-level or above from Science Schedule C
    Schedule C

    Teaching staff

    Course Co-ordinator: Professor David Orlovich

    Associate Professor Tina Summerfield

    Professor Nancy Longnecker

    Teaching Arrangements

    One 2-hour tutorial per week.

    Several 1-day field trips may be scheduled on weekends.

    Compulsory field work during the mid-semester break.


    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will gain proficiency in:

    • Scientific and popular writing
    • Experimental/study design
    • Scientific documentation
    • Molecular biology skills
    • Specimen curation


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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