Ethology and Anthrozoology 1
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Additional course evaluations for HV0135
Academic year 2019/2020Ethology and Anthrozoology 1 (HV0135-30238) 2020-02-20 - 2020-03-24
Academic year 2018/2019Ethology and Anthrozoology 1 (HV0135-30152) 2019-02-21 - 2019-03-25
Academic year 2017/2018Ethology and Anthrozoology 1 (HV0135-40134) 2018-04-27 - 2018-06-03
HV0135 Ethology and Anthrozoology 1, 7.5 CreditsEtologi och antrozoologi 1
SubjectsBiology Animal science
Education cycleBachelor’s level
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, less than 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G1F)
Prior knowledgeKnowledge equivalent to:
- 45 credits of animal science, including 5 credits of ethology
- 45 credits of biology, including 15 credits of zoology and 5 credits of ethology
ObjectivesOn completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- explain how sitautions where humans and animals interacts occur and critically analyse these,
- account on how humans affect animals through handling and other interactions,
- account for animal learning and how the learning ability is affected by real life situations,
- discuss and critically evaluate human attitudes to animals and what consequencses these may have for both animals and humans,
- supported by scientific papers investigate real life cases within ethology and Anthrozoology and present these in writing and orally.
ContentThe course gives an overview of the physiological and social effects of human-animal interactions. The course is built up by base group meetings according to PBL (Problem Based Learning) where the students discuss and account for human attitudes to animas, humans’ and animals’ social ability and how we humans communicate with animals. Students select and work with real life cases. The course contains lectures and exercises concerning how animals are affected by handling, how animals learn and how humans affect animal learning. The course deals with zoo, experimental, farm, fur and sports animals as well as pets. The students investigate real life cases within ethology and anthrozoology as projects focusing on casuses and background.
Within the course students train the following generic competences: written and oral communication, analysis, problem solving and critical thinking.
Compulsory modules are within e.g. exercises, study visits, seminars, projects and PBL-meetings.
Formats and requirements for examinationPassed written and oral examination, passed participation in compulsory course modules.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
- For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
Additional information- A student who has been admitted to and registered on a course is entitled to receive teaching and/or supervision only for the course date he/she was admitted to.
- A student who for special reasons is unable to participate in compulsory elements, is entitled an opportunity to recover those elements during a course given at a later date. More information is available in the regulations for education.
The course replaces the two courses Ethology 1 and Ethology & Anthrozoology