A sense of responsibility and independence as a learner and as a scientist

This learning outcome contributes to the following graduate attributes:
A Research and Inquiry
A4. Critically examine the truth and validity in scientific argument and discourse, and evaluate the relative importance of ideas.
C Communication
C5. Work as a member of a team, and take individual responsibility within the group for developing and achieving group goals.
C6. Take a leadership role in successfully influencing the activities of a group towards a common goal.
D Ethical, Social and Professional Understanding
D1. Demonstrate an understanding of the significance and scope of ethical principles, both as a professional scientist and in the broader social context, and a commitment to apply these principles when making decisions.
D2. Appreciate the importance of sustainability and the impact of science within the broader economic, environmental and socio-cultural context.
E Personal and Intellectual Autonomy
E1. Evaluate personal performance and development, recognise gaps in knowledge and acquire new knowledge independently.
E2. Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to new situations and dealing with uncertainty.
E4. Set achievable and realistic goals and monitor and evaluate progress towards these goals.
E5. Demonstrate openness and curiosity when applying scientific understanding in a wider context.
This learning outcome is assessed through the following assessment tasks:
  • Laboratory Log Book
  • Tutorial Quiz 1
  • Tutorial Quiz 2
  • Tutorial Quiz 3
  • Lecture Quizzes
  • Laboratory Attendance and Attitude