Kent Ridge Park secondary forest , 4. Easy for you means easy for everybody too now that sounds creepy, right? You will have the opportunity to explore important habitats, and to think critically about the issues of sustainable development and the nation? I think the lecture usually ends on time or at most 10-15 minutes earlier! You will then visit these places yourself for first-hand observation and be exposed to independent and experiential learning. The whole module consists of lectures that are webcasted and 4 bi-weekly tutorials; with 10% pairwork presentation, 30% individual research essay and 60% finals. Workload: No tutorials, 2 lectures 2 hours each per week. Throughout the sem, people took the initiative to organise groups for field trips so you won't have to worry about going to places alone if none of your friends are taking this module with you! However, if you do have interest in animals and plants, it will be helpful while you are studying as it will definitely feel less burdensome. It is unique to Singapore as the different ethnicities have managed to retain their cultures whilst at the same time, subsuming this under the supra-ordinate Singaporean identity. Students are asked to compare the past and present of these sites through oral history and fieldwork observation.
The field trips recommended by the lecturers are not necessary to doing well, they are simply for personal appreciation of nature. Pulau Ubin mixed habitats reflecting natural heritage of Singapore in the past and developments of the present , 7. For example, one fact is how the mud lobster is a keystone species due its ability to recycle nutrients and the mound it forms provides living quarters for many animals. Advanced Taxation in Semester 2 is taken by Prof Simon Poh, as he and Ms Lim Cher Hui will swap modules between 3k taxation and 4k adv tax. Just wanted to ask if does the lecture for sss1207 end early usually? So if you want to take this module take note of which prof is taking which semester.
These fluctuations in Singapore's prosperity are caused mainly by external factors. What is the earliest instance of human activity on this island? Though with technology nowadays being readily available, no one in their right frame of mind will literally ask you about the specifics on when and where Tigers went extinct in Singapore, which is quite a recurring theme to be honest. Feb 04 No Class Chinese New Year Eve 06 No Class Chinese New Year 5. Final exam Lectures for this module are twice a week where the lecturers will alternate or sometimes invite other guest lecturers. So yes, you actually need to buy the textbook, for the sake of grades. I was taught under Ms Lim for basic tax so I was interested to be taught under Simon Poh because many peers have enjoyed his classes. The more taxing part would be the 1000 word essay that is worth 20% of the total grade.
Besides creative writing, she has written for various magazines in both English and Indonesian. Habitat diversity and biodiversity within these habitats. Worries start to hit; thinking whether I may not have not answered the research question adequately or I wrote it too much like a business essay rather than a geography one. I went with the latter and ended up putting in wayyyy too much unnecessary effort. I really suck at describing things but this module is really a module that you should not miss out on! It addresses Singapore's emergence from British colonial rule, merger with Malaysia to independence and nation building. Very straightforward module overall as everything tested will be in the notes.
The social issues that arise as a result need to be understood and addressed by individuals, families, communities and society at large. Why is it so popular? Quite an easy and light module as both the test and examination are multiple-choice based and open book. This is especially so for those lectured by the last lecturer, Prof. What are the major challenges in preserving natural heritage in a land-scarce and densely populated setting? You can also go for a field trip to places in Singapore for the project sounds fun! It was a balance between interest, maintaining a 3 day work week, making sure I have a manageable finals schedule and still trying to score well. Assessment: 30% midterms, 25% poster project, 5% forum participation, 40% finals This module was extremely popular for the past couple of years, with at least 800 bid-points required to take this module. A web-based field trip guide is developed to provide you with a virtual tour of the selected habitats. Most of the marks will be awarded as long as you put in sufficient effort and not make any simple mistakes.
Additional readings are only required for the lab reports and are highly recommended sources to boost credibility and obviously marks in your reports. Though honestly, the former can save you a lot of headache. It could ask you almost about anything regarding the species like even its scientific name. Look forward to being in contact with you. Hugh Tan, Dr Ng Ngan Kee and Prof.
So, within a week you will most probably be lectured on two different chapters simultaneously. A special website is created with information on the habitats to visit and their significance. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing. If you are lucky enough, some lecturers are quite engaging. However about the 6 species found in Singapore, is it true? Singaporeans have also become a people with a greater propensity to participate in the decisions that affect the nation.
I learnt some of the math part way back in Living With Maths in Y1S1, such as encoding and decoding so I found the math part much more enjoyable. It is more of fyi only. What matters is just the final products of your notes for examinations, your poster and that pretty much is it. This module will trace Singapore's links with maritime networks in the local Sijori area, the South China Sea, the Java Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the world. Some options may contain facts which I doubt anyone will even know.