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EV3020 - Human Dimensions of Nature, Environment and Conservation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)

Successful conservation and management of environmental resources must include consideration of peoples' values, beliefs, attitudes and actions. This subject will examine how these human dimensions affect conservation and management of natural resources, how they can be studied, and how to achieve positive outcomes by incorporating them into conservation and management planning and implementation processes.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an understanding of the relevance and importance of including a consideration of the human dimensions in natural resource conservation and management;
  • demonstrate knowledge of relevant human dimensions concepts and methods;
  • apply human dimensions theory and methods to analysing real-world environmental issues.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS AT LEVEL 2 INCLUDING 6 CREDITS OF LEVEL 2 EA OR EV
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5020

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Stephen Sutton.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 39 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (15%); tutorial attendance and participation (15%); assignments (30%).

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.