ANTHRBIO 201 - How Humans Evolved
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Anthropology, Biological (ANTHRBIO)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course will examine a fundamental question in the life and social sciences: how did humans evolve? The class will address the principles of evolution, and explore what the fossil record plus the behavior and morphological characteristics of modern primates (human and non) can tell us about the evolutionary history of our species. It will also address how environmental and cultural variation interacts to produce differences between modern human populations.

Class Format:

In addition to covering information from the textbook, lectures will rely on a variety of multimedia sources (film, television, advertisements, etc.) to teach students about how human evolution research is conducted, and address common misperceptions about human evolution and biological variation.

Lectures will be synchronous, but recorded and posted to Canvas so that students can access the lectures at any time. Exams will be asynchronous and administered on Canvas. There will be four open book exams (1 hour each) over the course of the semester, which will consist of T/F, multiple choice, and short answer questions. Students will be given a 24 hour window in which to complete each exam. This course will use Zoom for all synchronous lectures, and the Zoom recordings will be posted to Canvas for later viewing. Meetings with the instructor will be conducted via Zoom.

Schedule

ANTHRBIO 201 - How Humans Evolved
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
11565
Open
12
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN MEETING AFTER THE FIRST LECTURE. STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DIS SECTION WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN THE LEC.
002 (DIS)
 Online
11566
Closed
0
 
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M 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 Online
11567
Open
2
 
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M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
 Online
11568
Open
1
 
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M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
 Online
11569
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (DIS)
 Online
11570
Open
4
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
007 (DIS)
 Online
19728
Open
5
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM

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