Earth Science 2
|Course code EPGEOS241||Units 10||English Language & Foundation Studies Centre|
Earth Science 2 provides a dynamic introduction to Earth Science applications. It applies the skills and knowledge of Geology, Physical Geography and Environmental Science to the solution of problems involving Earth and its processes.
The subject matter and assessment provide for a range of learning styles. This course provides a sound basis on which to proceed to undergraduate studies in the Earth and Environmental Sciences and provides a body of knowledge and skills, complete in itself, for those planning to continue their study in other areas of Science, Technology and Education.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course students will:|
1. be able to produce written and oral work to demonstrate a level of literacy adequate for entry into undergraduate study.
2. have the ability to work independently and as part of a group.
3. demonstrate measurable analytical skills in response to texts and other stimuli.
4. demonstrate your capability to use library resources for research.
5. show competency in the use of computers for research and assignment presentation.
6. Be able to demonstrate your ability to work systematically in the laboratory and field, and show appropriate competence in practical techniques.
|Content||The course includes coverage of the following topics:|
1. mineral resources
2. glaciation and ice ages
3. topographic and geologic maps and cross sections
4. landscape interpretation
5. local geology
6. environmental issues
7. geological catastrophes and hazards
8. engineering geology.
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for EPGEOS241|