Class 1, Feb 2:

 

Welcome! Today we will give an introduction to the course, followed by an overview of bioacoustics, basic/applied science and active research areas in bioacoustics.

 

Learning outcomes:

 

After today's lecture:

 

  • You will be able to discuss how we define science and compare and contrast basic and applied science.

 

  • You will be able to define bioacoustics, identify different components of the field and describe a few examples of active research areas.

 

Assignment for class one (due Monday night, Feb 1 before midnight):

 

 

Take the pre-course survey, read the syllabus, read/skim the paper attached below and sign up for Piazza:

 

 

Link to pre-course survey

 

 

Link to syllabus

 

 

Link to reading assignment (Brennan et al 2014)

 

 

Link to Piazza