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BMSC11002 - Human Body Systems 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit, you will study the anatomy and physiology of the sensory, lymphatic, immune, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, renal/urinary, and reproductive systems (of the human body). Further, you will also study the physiological regulation of these body systems, as well as their integrated role in the maintenance of health and/or development of disease.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 3
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2020

Term 1 - 2020 Profile
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Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2020 Profile
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Rockhampton
Term 3 - 2020 Profile
Online
Rockhampton
Term 1 - 2021 Profile
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Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2021 Profile
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Rockhampton
Term 3 - 2021 Profile
Online
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Online Quiz(zes) 50%
2. Examination 50%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Have your say feedback
Feedback
The Moodle site was easy to navigate
Recommendation
The Moodle site will continue to be presented in a similar manner with clear subheadings and a week to week layout
Action Taken
The Moodle site continued to be presented in a manner with clear subheadings and week-to-week layout.
Source: Have your say feedback
Feedback
Tutorial resources assist with exam preparation, including succinct information and labelled diagrams
Recommendation
Tutorials will be continued to be offered in this manner, being two tutorials for each week of content. The first focusing on a review of the major concepts and the second a session where students can ask questions on the content where they require further clarification.
Action Taken
The tutorials were offered in the same manner, with the addition of examination preparation tutorials at the end of the term to provide added support.
Source: Have your say feedback
Feedback
Significant unit content
Recommendation
To help with revision of the content the unit assessments have been scaffolded to encourage students to undertake weekly formative quizzes. This should help students focus and stay on track with their content.
Action Taken
Weekly formative quizzes were added to provide help with revision in a structure similar to exam questions.
Source: Direct contact with students
Feedback
Quality of lectures needs improvement
Recommendation
The lead academics for both BMSC11001 and BMSC11002 will deliver new lectures in a consistent format. The lectures will be updated and recorded using the high quality green screen technology.
Action Taken
Unit material has been updated and will continue to be refined.
Source: 'Have your say' feedback.
Feedback
Textbook requires updating
Recommendation
A new textbook is being introduced in T2, 2020.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: 'Have your say' feedback.
Feedback
Formative quizzes were helpful for revision and exam preparation.
Recommendation
Formative quizzes will be continued to be included each week.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the principal structural features of the human body as they pertain to the sensory, lymphatic, immune, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, renal/urinary, and reproductive systems.
  2. Discuss the role and the physiological regulation of the of the sensory, lymphatic, immune, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, renal/urinary, and reproductive systems in the human body.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2
1 - Online Quiz(zes)
2 - Examination
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
6 - Information Technology Competence
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Online Quiz(zes)
2 - Examination