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BT5109 - Tropical Agricultural Field Studies (Part 2 of 2)

Credit points: 2
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: BT5108 BT5109
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology

Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive periods.

This subject consists of compulsory field trips, visiting private and commercial properties and government research stations followed by report writing and a seminar on related topics.

Learning Outcomes

  • to introduce students to practical aspects of primary production in a variety of industries and environments in Northern Queensland;
  • to establish skills in note-taking and observation and in collation of material, report writing, and oral presentation.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to use a variety of media and methods to retrieve, analyse, evaluate, organise and present information;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Mr Christopher Gardiner, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 days fieldwork
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (40%); assignments (40%).
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Mr Christopher Gardiner
Lecturers: Mr Christopher Gardiner, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 days fieldwork
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (40%); assignments (40%).
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.