Chapter 2: Knowledge Module 1 – Ecological Principles and Ecosystem Resilience (version 3)

MODULE OUTCOMES

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOME 1
Apply knowledge of ecological principles in relation to conservation of biological diversity.

ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
• Brief history of Ecology is explained within the context of Conservation.
• Importance of ecology in relation to conservation of biodiversity and restoration of the environment is explained.
• Indigenous principles of conservation ecology are identified and explained with a clear link to current principles.
• Evolution of ecology principles in relation to current environmental problems is explained.

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOME 2
Apply knowledge of conservation to restore ecological and resilience in ecosystems.

ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
• Ecology related terms in relation to restoration of resilience in ecosystems are explained.
• Actions necessary for restoration of resilience in ecosystems are listed and explained.