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290040 SE Bachelorseminar in Physical Geography: Current Topics in Physical Geography (2020S)

(auch für Lehramtsstudierende im Masterstudium)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 04.03. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 11.03. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 18.03. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 25.03. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 01.04. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 29.04. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 06.05. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 13.05. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 20.05. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 27.05. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 03.06. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Wednesday 17.06. 12:45 - 14:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The primary aims of the seminar consist in (i) the consolidation, (ii) the ability to combine and (iii) the ability to evaluate the societal relevance of the knowledge obtained through the introductory lectures in Physical geography, (iv) learning how to scrutinize statements, (v) internalizing the clear distinction between description and interpretation, and (vi) refining the participants' skills in scientific presentation and writing. In this sense, participants will elaborate on selected topics, solitary or in groups. Thereby a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary, applied problems will be employed in order to foster systemic and integrative ways of thinking. Learning methods are in particular:
(1) Analysis of scientific publications
(2) Writing of a seminar essay
Course languages are German and English. Active and passive oral and writing skills in both languages are expected from all participants.

NOTE:
This course is held as Webinar through BigBlueButton. Hereby, BBB has to be started via the moodle platform.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation 10%, presentation 40%, written thesis 50%,

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

(a) Ability to combine various aspects of Physical geography
(b) Ability to critically reflect scientific statements
(c) Ability to evaluate the societal relevance of various aspects of Physical geography
(d) Ability to clearly distinguish between observation and interpretation
(e) Ability to present complex contents in a scientifically consistent way in both oral and written form

Examination topics

All content elaborated throughout the seminar

Reading list

Wird in der ersten Seminareinheit bekanntgegeben

Association in the course directory

(BA-GG 6.1) (MA UF GW 02)

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:21