Undergraduate | TAS-ZAB222 | 2024
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- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024
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About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Describe human impacts on agricultural ecosystems
- Assess the relationship between ecosystems services and agricultural production.
- Analyse management of agricultural ecosystems using a social and ethical lens.
- Evaluate application and adaptability of skills and knowledge in practice.
- Apply discipline-based skills and knowledge to communicate practice-based solutions or innovations.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics.
In this subject you will explore the human impact of agricultural production on the services provided by the chemical, physical, biological and geological Earth systems. You will also be introduced to how these services can impact agricultural production in relation to biosecurity, food security, and land management. You will be provided the opportunity to find practice based integrated management solutions that are feasible, achievable, economically viable, socially and ethically acceptable and environmentally sustainable.
This subject also builds on concepts of learning through practice by introducing you to more complex learning experiences including:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.
You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.
- Media Release (30%)
- Presentation: True Cost of Production (30%)
- Land Management Plan (40%)
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