Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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To be offered at the Dookie campus of the University as an intensive 5 day (Monday to Friday) teaching block, including lectures, group activites and guest speakers, the week before the start of Semester 2. Single room accommodation, with shared bathroom facilities, and catering available on campus. Residential fees not included in subject tuition fee. (Residential fees subsidised for Bachelor of Agriculture students where the subject is core) For further information, firstname.lastname@example.org or the Dookie campus 5833 9200
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours across one week |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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).
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Students will use case studies in agricultural systems to explore how learning and practice change occur in natural resource management and agriculture. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how and why people take up knowledge and information and as well as the impediments to adoption. Students will develop the skills to enable them to generate, acquire, apply and make accessible the knowledge needed to enhance material, human, social and environmental wellbeing.
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
Exam (90 minutes) - 30%, Essay (3,000 words) - 30%, Group assignment - 30%, Class participation - 10%
Jennings, J., Packham, R. And Woodside, D. (ed.) 2011. Shaping Change: Natural Resource Management, Agriculture and the Role of Extension. Australia: Australiasia-Pacific Extension Network.
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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|
This subject encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the subject, students should have the:
|Links to further information:||http://www.landfood.unimelb.edu.au/getting_started/index.html|
Production Animal Health |
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