|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||1 x 2 hour lecture per week|
|Practical||5 x 3 hour practicals during semester|
|Lecture||1 x 1 hour lecture per week|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Assignment - Preparation of a website Outcomes assessed:Depending on topic 1, 2, 3||50%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Candidates will be required to undertake work equivalent to the element(s) that led to failure.|
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the key issues resulting from human population growth.
Appreciate the global impact of human activity on other species.
Understand the impact of human activity on major natural systems.
The module aims to provide students with:
- An understanding of key environmental issues.
- An appreciation of the relationship between population pressure, level of economic development and human impact on the environment.
- An opportunity to experience the range of information on environmental issues that is available via the internet.
- The opportunity to develop the skill of designing a website and publishing information on the world wide web.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Communication||Write for different purposes and audiences - production of an essay published on the internet will be assessed as part of the coursework.|
|Information Technology||Production of website using appropriate software will be assessed as part of the coursework. Information gatherin for the module will be based around resources available on the internet.|
Reading ListGeneral Text
PARK, C (2001) The Environment: princples and applications 2nd Routledge Primo search PICKERING, K T and OWEN, L A (1997) An introduction to global environmental issues 2nd Routledge Primo search Extensive resources will be made available for this module via the internet Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 5