Module Identifier RS32810  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Professor William Haresign  
Semester Semester 2  
Assessment Assignment   Based on the seminars delivered, the written summaries and contribution to discussion   100%  

Aims of the module

To provide students with the opportunity to research and present two seminars on agriculturally-related topics of their own choice.

Syllabus / Curriculum design

The module comprises 12 x 2 hr sessions each devoted to either two or three individual seminars. The students are briefed in Semester 1 and a timetable drawn up. Students choose two topics each and in a seminar present their reviews of these subjects in approximately 15-20 minutes, followed by general discussion of the topic.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students will have gained the experience of:

i)   researching and summarising specific topics of interest to them;

ii)   presenting their summaries in the form of a seminar;

iii)   submitting a written summary on their review of the subject;

iv)   posing and answering questions following the seminar.