Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Dookie - Taught on campus.
Block teaching at Dookie campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours of contact during block sessions |
Total Time Commitment: 100 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison Unit (8344 7068 or DLUemail@example.com).|
CoordinatorDr Graham Brodie
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The collection and evaluation of technical information is essential for farm planning, precision agriculture, post harvest storage, product processing, transport, and marketing of commodities and processed goods. Success depends upon the selection of appropriate tools for the measurement, collection, storage and retrieval of data as well as techniques for evaluating this information and putting it into context.
This subject aims to introduce students to agricultural system analysis, focusing on the acquisition and interpretation of appropriate data to make informed decisions about agricultural system management.
|Assessment:||This subject will be assessed by project based assignments (50%) and a 3-hour examination (50%).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Brodie, G. I. 2009, Ingenious Devices and Systems:Engineering for Landscape Managers, Saarbruecken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Problem solving, Data management, Critical thinking, Communication, IT skills|
Bachelor of Agriculture |
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