Introduction to Human Biology
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The approach to teaching and learning for this course is predominantly theoretical with additional components added as required. This course is delivered using a blended teaching method. There will be independent study and project work, and course readings that will be completed in a self-directed manner including tutorial activities.
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Linked to the following assessments:
- Define and describe anatomical terminology and structural/functional organisation of the human body
- Identify and define the anatomy and physiology of a healthy human body from cellular, tissue, organ and systems perspectives
- Describe basic principles of biochemistry, physics (e.g laws of respiration) and nutrition as they relate to the functioning of the human body
- Enact and engage with appropriate laboratory techniques to evaluate tissues and organ systems
- Demonstrate effective communication including oral and written communication skills
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 70:30. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 30% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 70:30 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 30% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Online Quizz||
|2. Workshop Activities||
|3. Exam One||
14 Apr 2022
|4. Exam Two||
16 Jun 2022
Required and Recommended Readings*
Marieb, E. N. and Keller, S. M. (2006). Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology. Pearson/Benjamin Cummings.
Crash Course Science - YouTube Channel
Khan Academy - You Tube Channel
Moodle is the online platform used to engage with all content and communication. Each week you will have access to lecture material and tutorial tasks. If you are not able to make any face to face sessions, Moodle is your first port of call to ensure you are up to date with topics and work covered.
PLEASE NOTE: Moodle will be used for class notices. It is your responsibility to check the site regularly. Instructions provided on Moodle and in lectures are considered to be given to the class as a whole