GENE10001 Genetics in the Media
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 1 hour lecture/workshop per week. This subject will be delivered principally on-line and require time spent viewing on-line content, often in the form of videos, (GeneBytes), reading, on-line formative quizzes and follow-up activities ( 6 hours per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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Students who have passed the following subjects may not enrol into GENE10001 Genetics in the Media
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Dawn Gleeson, Dr Hayley Bugeja
|Subject Overview:|| |
Genetics is a topic commonly discussed in the media. It may be an article in a newspaper or magazine, a TV news report or current affairs program, a TV series or a film. Topics include the discovery of genes associated with health such as cancer, genetic testing, recombinant DNA technology in agriculture, forensic analysis in crime, paternity cases, identification after a disaster, are commonly depicted in print, TV and film.
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At the end of this subject a student should have:
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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|Generic Skills:|| |
Students should develop generic skills in:
|Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. |