Classes

Sem 1 2013/2014

COURSE: SQBS 3113– Phycology
SYNOPSIS

This course provides an introduction into algae and its application in industry. Topics include the definition of algae, techniques in applied phycology, characteristic seaweed properties on morphology, life history, physiology, genetics and ecology are provided for the further understanding of healthy and continuous utilization of coastal environments and seaweed resources.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to :

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Course Learning Outcomes

Programme

Learning Outcome(s) Addressed

Assessment Methods

1.

Describe the definition, morphology, taxonomy and lifecycle of algae. PO2(C2) T, Ft

2.

Define ecology, adaptation and the role of algae in biogeochemistry. PO1(C1) T, Ft

3.

Illustrate the technological application of algae in biotechnology uses. PO3(C3) T, Ft, A

4.

Outline the current application of algae in the field of biotechnology. PO2(C4) T, Ft,

5.

Discuss the genome annotation and protein mapping in algae. PO1 (C2) T, Ft,

6.

Demonstrate the application of algae in various biotechnology fields during oral presentation. PO4 (P4,CS1, CS2) Pt,

Note :T – Test; Pr – Presentation; Ft – Final Exam(theory) ; A – Assignment