Universität Wien

300007 SE Current topics in cognitive biology 2 (2020S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 20 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

weekly, 15:30, Seminarraum Kognitionsbiologie, UZA1, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Wien
begin: 9.3.2020, 15:30, Semiarraum Kognitionsbiologie

Monday 28.09. 10:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2
Monday 28.09. 14:00 - 17:00 Übungsraum 2
Tuesday 29.09. 10:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2
Tuesday 29.09. 14:00 - 17:00 Übungsraum 2
Friday 02.10. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the seminar is to train and improve the critical reading and discussion of literature. It shall prepare students at the master and PhD level for publically presenting their studies and for participating at conferences. A special focus is on formulating arguments and structuring different forms of discussions (open floor, attacker-defender etc.).

Assessment and permitted materials

Presence is obligatory; quality in participation, taking roles as discussant, presenter and chair

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation in discussion, individual presentations of essential points of a paper and taking role as chair;
To pass the course, you must not be absent more than 2 times. The participation in the discussion is scored on a scale between 1-3; the presentation of essential points and the role as chair is scored on a scale from 1-5.

Examination topics

not applicable

Reading list

chosen by participants

Association in the course directory

MVN W-12

Last modified: Sa 22.10.2022 00:29