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300020 SE Topical Problems in Behavioral Research (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 20 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 24.10. 11:00 - 14:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Monday 16.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Konferenzraum der Zoologie, UZA 1,Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.015 EG
Monday 16.12. 12:00 - 17:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the LV is to awaken a basic understanding of behavioural biology, including relevant knowledge and new perspectives.
This is a literature seminar which requires the active participation of the students in three areas:
1. a topic (usually 2 papers) is worked on in teams of two and presented as a PowerPoint
2. actively joining in the discussion.
3. evaluating the performance of the colleagues as part of the exercise (evaluation sheet will be handed out).
4. reading the abstracts of all enclosed papers in order to have an appropriate background for the discussion.
Each contribution takes 30 min (20 min lecture, 10 min discussion).
Topics will be announced on Moodle in time.

Assessment and permitted materials

Seminar presentations, quality and style of the presentation, understanding of the content and participation in the discussion; mandatory assessment of colleagues' performance.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To awaken a basic understanding of the nature of behavioural biology. To impart relevant knowledge, new perspectives

Examination topics

Reading list

Wird rechtzeitig auf Moodle den Angemeldeten zur Auswahl angeboten.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Mo 21.09.2020 15:10