BIO8064 : Wildlife Conflicts and Management
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Pete Robertson
- Lecturer: Dr Alastair Ward, Dr Aileen Mill, Dr David Cowan
- Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
The module will present current research and management principles related to human-wildlife conflicts and associated human-human conflicts.
Outline Of Syllabus
The module will present current research and management principles related to human-wildlife conflicts and associated human-human conflicts. It will explore the roles of human perceptions and different currencies together with the use of evidence to support adaptive management, prioritisation and decision making. These will be illustrated through the presentation of current case studies of wildlife conflicts, fertility control and invasive species
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||30:00||30:00||written exercise|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||9||1:00||9:00||Convey essential ideas and knowledge|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||52:00||52:00||Deeper engagement with material taught in lectures and workshops|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Workshops||3||3:00||9:00||Practice the application of knowledge to real world examples|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The learning outcomes include the understanding and application of current practice. The module will draw on presentations and workshops by external presenters currently active in the field. The use of lectures and workshops provide the best method to import information and teach the students the application of current process.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written exercise||1||M||100||2000 words.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
A written exercise will test the students ability to extract and synthesise information.