SCIGEN 102G Contemporary Science in Aotearoa New Zealand

SCIGEN 102G | Open | Semester Two 2024 | City Campus | 15 points


What does it mean to do science here and now? This course considers how knowledge of place enhances your learning, the significance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and how knowledge systems frame understanding. Students will think critically about the relationships between science and our environment, along with the ethics of science in practice.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how place, and an understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, are significant to your field of study
  2. Critically and constructively engage with knowledge systems, practices and positionality
  3. Employ a reciprocal, values-based approach to collaborating
  4. Communicate ideas clearly, effectively and respectfully
  5. Reflexively engage with the question of ethics in academic practice
  6. Demonstrate a critical understanding of sustainability

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