Schedule

Note: this schedule may change as the semester develops.  Go to the links where provided and read the material there before class.  Most of these link to the Tools for Open Pedagogy page.  Also, check canvas for materials.

Jan 16, Jan 18

Course design, Policies, Domain set-up, TwitterEthograms, CITI 

Natural Selection, Evolution

Jan 23, Jan 25

CITI, Behavior Sampling, Collection of Behavioral Data, Cricket Ethogram 

AltruismSocial Behavior 

Jan 30, Feb 1

Domain work, Open Licenses, Tadpole Ethogram

Social Behavior

Feb 6, Feb 8

Non-parametric statistics, Hypothes.is, Experimental design

Feb 13, Feb 15

Writing the methods and results sections of a scientific paper

Communication

Feb 20, Feb 22

Searching the Scientific Literature and Open Access publishing

Maladaptation

Feb 27, Mar 1

Research Project and domain work

Predators, Defenses and Foraging 

Mar 6, Mar 8

Research Project and domain work

Foraging continued

Mar 20, Mar 22

Research Project and domain work

Reproductive Behavior

Mar 27, Mar 29

Research Project and domain work

Proximate and Ultimate Causation 

April 3, April 5

Research Project and domain work

Development of Behavior 

April 10, April 12

Research Project and domain work

Nervous System and Hormones

April 17, April 19

Research Project and domain work

Human Behavior

April 24, April 26

Final Research Presentations

May 1 – Final Exam period

Anything is possible!

 

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