|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Understanding the evolution, maintenance and diversity of animal behaviours is one of the great joys of being a zoologist. This subject provides you with the skills to observe and interpret this variety of behaviours, with an emphasis on tropical ecosystems. Examples include areas such as natural selection, predator vs. prey dynamics, sexual selection and mate choice, mating systems, cooperation and sociality.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good background in undergraduate biology. Knowledge of ecology and biological statistics are recommended.|
|BZ3061 ZL3061 ZL5061|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Ben Hirsch|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Will Edwards, Miss Kyana Pike, Dr Ben Hirsch.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); survival skills (10%); eportfolio (mid-sem) (20%); eportfolio (end-sem) (20%); eportfolio peer assessment (10%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.