Universität Wien FIND
Course Exam

300557 VO Human-Animal Interactions (Anthrozoology) (2019S)

evolutionary functions and mechanisms, animals as social partners, species management

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Wednesday 09.10.2019 17:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG

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Examination topics

based on ppt. Discussing topics with the students. Each student will read and digest one relevant paper from the scientific literature.
Textbook:
KOTRSCHAL, K. (2014). Einfach beste Freunde. Warum Menschen und andere Tiere einander verstehen. Wien, Brandstätter.
recommended in addition:
KOTRSCHAL, K (2016). Hund-Mensch. Das Geheimnis der Seelenverwandtschaft. Wien: Brandstätter

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (no multiple choice), approx 1hr, 5-6 questions mainly on general topics.
Textbook:
KOTRSCHAL, K. (2014). Einfach beste Freunde. Warum Menschen und andere Tiere einander verstehen. Wien, Brandstätter.
recommended in addition:
KOTRSCHAL, K (2016). Hund-Mensch. Das Geheimnis der Seelenverwandtschaft. Wien: Brandstätter

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To reach an understanding of the social nature of human-animal companionship, also as a base for the building emotionally reasonable relationships with animals and as a base for ethics. Presenting the relevant facts from comparative organismic biology.

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