|| BS00610 |
|| COMMUNICATION SKILLS |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Dr Joanne V Hamilton |
|| Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters) |
|| Dr Christopher L Davey, Dr Hazel M Davey |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 20 x 1h tutorials |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| Oral Presentations ||50%|
|Semester Assessment|| Essays ||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| Representation of failed or missing coursework ||100%|
On completion of the module, students should be able to:
deliver a structured talk on a biological subject,
Research and write essays on biological topics.
The module will aim to develop communication skills in both written and oral work within the context of biological sciences.
The module will be delivered on a tutorial basis with discussions to back up the work in other modules in an informal situation. There will be an emphasis on writing essays and giving oral presentations within a biological context. It will also provide the opportunity for the Academic and Personal Progress Review for each student.
** Recommended Text
Duck, R., Jones, R., & Weyers, J. (2003) Practical Skills in Environmental Sciences
Jones, A., Reed, R. & Weyers, J. (2003) Practical Skills in Biology
Reed, R., Holmes, D., Weyers, J. & Jones, A. (2003) Practical Skills in Biomolecular Sciences
This module is at CQFW Level 3