BIOL06021 2013 BIOLOGY 2

General Details

Full Title
BIOLOGY 2
Transcript Title
BIOLOGY 2
Code
BIOL06021
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
BIOL - Biology
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Dr. Oliver Joyce
Programme Membership
SG_SPHAR_C06 201300 Higher Certificate in Science in Pharmaceutical Science SG_SSCIE_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) SG_SSCIE_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Science SG_SSCIE_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) SG_SSCIE_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science
Description

The module also introduces the structure and functions of the different organ systems of the body.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the structure and function of the respiratory and excretory systems

2.

Outline the structure and functions of some of the digestive, circulatory and endocrine systems.

3.

Describe the structure and function of the nervous and reproductive systems 

4.

Outline the structure and functions of the digestive and circulatory systems.

5.

Perform and report on, biological laboratory experiments.

6.

Communicate information accurately and effectively using written, visual and numeral forms.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

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Module Assessment Strategies

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Repeat Assessments

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Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Mammalian Physiology

The structure & function of digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory, reproductive, nervous and endocrine systems

Laboratory Practicals and Student Centred Learning

The module will include laboratory practicals and student centered learning that will supplement the lecture based learning.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
65 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
35 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Practical Skills Evaluation Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 5,6
2 Multiple Choice Questions Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 15 % Week 5 1,2,3,4
3 Multiple Choice Questions Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 1,2,3,4

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Assessment 35 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,6
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Tiered Classroom Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Laboratory Practical Science Laboratory Laboratory Practical 2.5 Weekly 2.50
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 1.5 Weekly 1.50
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 5.50 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Biology Sylvia S. Mader

Biology Campbell & Reece

Other Resources

Moodle

Science Direct

PubMed

Additional Information

None