The ability to communicate scientific information appropriately both orally and through written work

This learning outcome contributes to the following graduate attributes:
A Research and Inquiry
A2. Gather, evaluate and deploy information relevant to a scientific problem.
A5. Disseminate new knowledge and engage in debate around scientific issues.
B Information Literacy
B1. Use a range of searching tools (such as catalogues and databases) effectively and efficiently to find information.
C Communication
C1. Explain and present ideas to different groups of people in plain English.
C2. Write and speak effectively in a range of contexts and for a variety of different audiences and purposes.
C3. Use symbolic and non-verbal communication, such as pictures, icons and symbols as well as body language and facial expressions, effectively.
C4. Present and interpret data or other scientific information using graphs, tables, figures and symbols.
E Personal and Intellectual Autonomy
E2. Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to new situations and dealing with uncertainty.
This learning outcome is assessed through the following assessment tasks:
  • Laboratory Log Book
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Laboratory Attendance and Attitude