A sense of responsibility, ethical behaviour and independence as a learner and as a scientist.

This learning outcome contributes to the following graduate attributes:
A Research and Inquiry
A6. Value the importance of continual growth in knowledge and skills, and recognise the rapid, and sometimes major, changes in scientific knowledge and technology.
B Information Literacy
B4. Consider the economic, legal, social, ethical and cultural issues in the gathering and use of information.
C Communication
C6. Take a leadership role in successfully influencing the activities of a group towards a common goal.
C7. Actively seek, identify, and collaborate with others in a professional and social context.
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.
D3. Demonstrate empathy with, and sensitivity towards, another's situation, feelings and motivation.
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.
E3. Reflect on personal experiences, and consider their effect on personal actions and professional practice.
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:
  • Workshop Tutorials
  • Laboratory Work - Circuits
  • Mid-semester Test
  • Laboratory Project