SLE307 - Behavioural Ecology
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)|
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Intensive: Students are required to attend an intensive mode short course (classes and seminars) taught in last week of January and first week of February at Burwood (Melbourne). Some assessments due after intensive short course finishes PLUS exam.
This unit is designed to enable students to: gain an understanding of the basic principles of behavioural ecology and how the environment influences animal behaviour; further develop skills in analysing, interpreting and critically evaluating scientific data; gain experience in writing scientific reports and making an oral presentation.
Group research project (literature search and hypothesis generation 10%, study design 10%, data collection and analysis 10%, write-up 10%) 40%, oral presentation 10%, examination 50%