|Unit name||Space, Place and Nature|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||%asset_metadata_unit.AvailableAsElective_value^empty:No%|
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demonstrate basic geographical knowledge of ecological and social systems
identify and analyse different value positions that shape human relationships with nature
apply geographical skills to collect ecological and social data, and use this to create basic maps and graphs
communicate critical thinking through literature‐based research, visual presentation of geographic data, teamwork and practices of academic integrity
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 x 1-hr lectures per week, 1 x 3-hr workshop per week or 2 x 1-hr lectures per week, 20 hrs on-line workshop activities and 16 hrs (2 day) residential.
AT1 online quizzes (15%)
AT2 poster presentation (30%)
AT3 workshop portfolio tasks (15%)
AT4 2-hr exam (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Dahlman, C.T. and Renwick, W.H. 2015. Introduction to Geography: People, Places & Environment, 6th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River NJ.
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