As the title goes, "Agriculture and Man" are two components that are interconnected, dependent on one another and both help shape the environment, society and life on earth. From the beginning of human civilization to the current age of high end technology, the omnipresent connection between Agriculture and Man is well acknowledged. In this course, we will explore the evolution of agriculture from the beginning to the present where agriculture is an important aspect for food security and wealth creation which is driven by economic development and technology in a sustainable manner. In this course, modern agriculture is portrayed as science, art and business that plays an important role and has an impact on resource utilization and human development. The following interesting and enlightening topics have been chosen as the course content for the comprehensive understanding of this subject among enrolled students.

 

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Module:

Topic 1 : Introduction and Scope of Modern Agriculture

Topic 2 : Transformation and Modernization of Agriculture

Topic 3 : Agroecology and Climate Change

Topic 4 : Genetic Resources in Agriculture

Topic 5 : Sustainable Agriculture

Topic 6 : Innovation and Challenges in Agriculture

Topic 7 : Roles of Agriculture in an Economy

 

Learning Outcome:

Students enrolled in this course will learn to appreciate agriculture when they gain in depth understanding on the role of agriculture in the development of civilization and human well being. Apart from that, students will have the opportunity to explain and evaluate the role of agriculture and management of natural resources for the development of sustainable agriculture. Most importantly, students will better comprehend the importance of agriculture sector in ensuring food security, influencing environmental condition and contributing basic resources for industry and economy.

 

Format:

This course includes 7 topics of lectures, activity videos and reflection questions. Each topic also comes with a quiz (machine graded).

 

Start Date:

7 September 2015

 

Duration:

8 weeks

 

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Students: 1507