- Code BIAN6124
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Biological Anthropology
- Areas of interest Biological Anthropology, Psychology, Evolution and Ecology
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Offered in See Future Offerings
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:By the end of this course, you should be able to
- Master the essentials of the groundwork presented in the course, especially in the lectures and the required readings; and demonstrate awareness of key ideas and the contributions of pivotal authors in the anthropological and wider literature which attempts to examine aspects of human society in a comparative cross-species context
- Place the controversies and debates reviewed in the course in their social and historical context, and demonstrate a secure grasp of fundamental biological concepts and methods drawn on in this literature
- Develop a well reasoned critical assessment of the validity of arguments and evidence presented for the application of these concepts to human society and social behaviour
- Use a selective case study approach to explain a topic or argument in the field orally to your peers, in a clear, concise, analytical and evidence-based manner, couched so as to elicit discussion; and respond thoughtfully and critically to the substance of peers' similar contributions
- Draw together material from a
range of scholarly sources relevant to a topic or proposition in the
field, to form a unified text which sets out your own independent, where
appropriate critical, assessment of that material, balancing general
argument and supporting evidence.
Indicative AssessmentTutorial presentation (10%), two essays (30% each) and examination (30%).
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WorkloadNormally offered in odd-numbered years.
Up to 2 hours of lectures, 1 hour of tutorial and 1 hour of film/video per week.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3296||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|