Ecologie et société

lboe2191  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Ecologie et société
3.00 credits
24.0 h
Knowledge of ecology and biogeography at the baccalaureate level.
Main themes
Current environmental problems (e.g. global change, GMOs, land use,... ) will be presented and then discussed and debated.
With the analysis of the content of articles (both scientific and in the popular press) on these themes the student should be able to critically analyze these problems and give his/her own arguments.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Students learn how to analyze current environmental problems in a critical and scientific way
The main goal of the course is to initiate a critical and scientific analysis of current environmental and ecological problems.
Different aspects will be addressed such as climate change, the biodiversity crisis, pollution, waste of resources.
We will also work on the search for solutions.
The students will prepare a synthesis on one of the topics discussed.
Teaching methods
The material is analyzed through lectures, readings, film analysis, and personal work.
Evaluation methods
Written report with oral presentation.
Other information
Support :
press cuttings, scientific articles
Online resources
Course materials will be provided via the course's online moodle platform.
Moodle is also used to exchange information about the organization of the course.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Biology of Organisms and Ecology