TOPICS IN ZOOLOGY B

ZOO3TZB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will further their scientific understanding of selected areas of the evolution, behaviour, physiology and ecology of animals with an emphasis on Australian fauna. This is a lecture only subject. Topics include: Reproductive Biology, Excitable Tissues and Coastal Marine Ecology.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGiuseppe Posterino

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ZOO2FE or ZOO2AP or ZOO2AFE or ZOO2APH or WEM2FFA or WEM2PEE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ZOO3EPB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. On completion of this subject, students will be able to define, describe and compare eutherian and metatherian reproductive physiology.

Activities:
Students will participate in class discussions during lectures. Regular quizzes will test knowledge and understanding and provide students with formative feedback. Final exam (multiple choice, short answer and essay questions)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

02. Define, describe and compare the structure and functioning of coastal marine habitats and the impact of human activities.

Activities:
Students will participate in class discussions during lectures and workshops. Regular quizzes will test knowledge and understanding and provide students with formative feedback. Final exam (multiple choice, short answer and essay questions)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

03. Describe and explain the physiology of excitable tissues.

Activities:
Students will participate in class discussions during lectures. Regular quizzes will test knowledge and understanding and provide students with formative feedback. Final exam (short answer questions).
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Lawler

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Up to 1-hour per week may be run as a workshop."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (3 x 1hr)55 01, 03, 02
Quizzes (9 x 30 mins)45 02, 03, 01

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGiuseppe Posterino

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Up to 1-hour per week may be run as a workshop."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (3 x 1hr)55 01, 03, 02
Quizzes (9 x 30 mins)45 02, 03, 01