Basic skills in computing, numeracy and data handling

This learning outcome contributes to the following graduate attributes:
A Research and Inquiry
A3. Design and conduct investigations, or the equivalent, and analyse and interpret the resulting data.
B Information Literacy
B1. Use a range of searching tools (such as catalogues and databases) effectively and efficiently to find information.
B2. Access a range of information sources in the science disciplines, for example books, reports, research articles, patents and company standards.
B3. Critically evaluate the reliability and relevance of information in a scientific context.
B5. Use information technology to gather, process, and disseminate scientific information.
C Communication
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.
This learning outcome is assessed through the following assessment tasks:
  • Pre-Laboratory Quizzes
  • Examination
  • Laboratory Attendance and Attitude