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SLE397 - Sensory Neurobiology and Behaviour

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBB397

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Kerry Fanson

Prerequisite:

SLE211 or SLE204

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

 2 x 1 hour classes per week

Content

This unit considers how, why and when animals transfer information to others and the impact on behavioural patterns. It addresses the mechanisms underlying these communication methods, the constraints acting on information transfer and the evolutionary implications of such constraints. Using guided reading and problem solving the students will be encouraged to think critically about experimental design and to evaluate the literature.

Assessment

Written assignment 30%, class test (small group work problem solving) 10%, reading test (online test of outside reading) 10%, examination 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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