- Code BIAN6514
- 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, Environmental Studies, Zoology, Biology, Biodiversity Conservation
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify advanced behavioural and ecological principles as they apply to non-human primates.
2. Summarize the behavioural and ecological characteristics of selected non-human primate species.
3. Combine information from a variety of academic resources on a foundational theory of primate behaviour to explain its current relevance.
4. Critically assess at least one major theory of primate behaviour.
5. Use case studies to effectively illustrate a theoretical concept in primate behaviour and create stimulating discussion questions and articulate your ideas orally.
6. Summarise key points from a scientific article and link back to material regarding common principles of non-human primate species biology.
Indicative AssessmentOne 3500 word essay (25%) (LO 3, 4)
One 30 minute Tutorial presentation ( 20%) (LO 5)
One 15 minute discussion lead (5%) (LO 5)
Four 300 word Tutorial portfolio assignments (4 x 5% = 20%) (LO 6)
Two 40 minute midterm exams (15% each x 2 = 30%) (LO,1,2)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of film screenings, and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9530||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|