A comparative view of development, reproduction, metamorphosis, brains and sensory systems in different animal groups.
|Paper title||Animal Physiology|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,627.65|
- CELS 191 and (BIOL 112 or (HUBS 191 or HUBS 192 with at least a B pass))
- Schedule C
- HUBS 191 or 192, with at least a B pass, may replace the BIOL 112 prerequisite, with HOD approval.
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Associate Professor Mark Lokman
Professor Alison Mercer
Professor Alison Cree
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Sheena Townsend
- Teaching Arrangements
- Instruction is delivered via a combination of lectures, labs, a group research project and assigned readings.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Appropriate resources are provided via Blackboard or in class.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental
literacy, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of this paper, students will have gained a general knowledge and understanding of the mechanisms of reproduction and development across a range of animal groups.
- Students will be able to work individually to source scientific knowledge and to communicate ideas effectively in written form.
- In addition, they will have demonstrated an ability to work as a member of a team to design and run simple experiments and have gained experience in the use of statistical analysis to support their findings.
- Finally, students will be introduced to some of the social, ethical and cultural issues surrounding animal physiology and will be encouraged to formulate their own opinions on some of these issues.