Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Jasmin Hufschmid
Topics that will be covered in this subject include:
The first and final two sessions will take place on the main campus at Parkville. The other sessions will be field trips held at different internal and external locations. There is prescribed reading for each field trip session, which will be provided to students through the LMS.
A number of key topics in wildlife management will be covered on each site visit. Students will be asked to complete an online quiz based on their pre-reading for the field trip before each trip, and a theme-specific task sheetmust be submitted online for each field trip session within 24 hours after the trip. Staff from a variety of agencies that manage wildlife in Victoria will present an outline of their management programs and will provide detailed information about specific management issues and activities. Different aspects of the same topic will be covered at different sites depending upon the species of animal or management system involved. Where feasible there will be practical activities designed to reinforce the theoretical aspects of the material being covered.
Attendance and participation in all field trips and seminars is a hurdle requirement for this subject.
Presentations will be held over two days at the end of semester. Attendance at all presentations both days is a hurdle requirement.
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Prescribed readings will be advised at least one week before each trip via the LMS.
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A list of recommended reading based on areas of interest is distributed to students at the start of the subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
Conservation and Restoration |
Conservation and Restoration
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