In 2003, a local pilot,
‘A Day in the Life Sciences in Australia’, was successfully
completed by 82 second-year science undergraduates at the University of
New South Wales in Sydney.
Hundreds of copies of the resulting CD-ROM have been distributed to high
schools across the State.
seemed quite overwhelming at first. However, it turned out to be a thoroughly
assessments were helpful. I will have fond memories of this course."
experience. It really gave me a ‘preview’ of how things might
be in the future. It also gave me a rough idea of what to expect and how
to deal with teamwork at my future workplace. I will fully encourage anyone
to take the course."
the easiest course I taught. The students did all the work.”
An online version
of the final product can be found at:
You can access the
teaching materials used during the course.
Here you will find everything from handouts on groupwork to plans for
a workshop to help the student managers to manage plus an outline of the