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Unit name Nature, People, Place
Unit code KGA172
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
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Learning Outcomes


solve conservation and sustainability challenges using 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 literatureā€based research, visual presentation of geographic data, teamwork and practices of academic integrity



Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • XPD123
  • KGA122
  • KGA152
  • KGA162
  • JFA109


Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr seminar per week, 1 x 2-hr workshop per week


AT1 Weekly online quizzes (30%)

AT2 Presentation (20%)

AT3 Case or problem activated learning (20%)

AT4 Position paper(30%)

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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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