RSNR120 Sustaining Our Rural Environment IIUpdated: 29 January 2020
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
|Coordinator(s)||Janelle Wilkes (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This is an integrative agricultural systems unit which aims to equip students with the foundational tools to sustainably manage agricultural systems, considering complex relationships between different dimensions of sustainability. The unit is split into modules and will examine: i. economic issues in order to appreciate the economic principles that are involved in decision making about sustainable resource management in agricultural ecosystems; ii. key concepts of sustainable plant and animal agricultural production and environmental management at a landscape level; iii. the physics and applications of agricultural technology for monitoring, description and manipulation of agricultural systems, including precision agriculture. Students will also develop their scientific analysis and communication skills.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: