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300100 PP Interdisciplinary Project LA - BU: Field ecology class (birds, amphibians & wetlands) (2019S)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 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. 12 participants
Language: German



VB & 1. Termin: Donnerstag 14.3.2019 13.00-16.00; AECC Porzellangasse 4/2/3, 1090, Multifunktionsraum
2. LV Termin: Donnerstag 11.4.2019 13.00-16.00; AECC Porzellangasse 4/2/3, 1090, Multifunktionsraum
3. LV Termin: Donnerstag & Freitag 25. & 26.4.2019 ganztags; Freilandtage Hohenau an der March
4. LV Termin: Dienstag 14.5.2019 8.00 - 13.00; in Kooperationsschule (BRG6 Marchettigasse 3, 1060 Wien)
5. LV Termin: Freitag 17.5.2019 ganztags; Anreise am Vortag Nachmittag; Hohenau mit Schülern
6. LV Termin: Donnerstag 13.6.2019; 13.00-16.00, Abschluss AECC Porzellangasse 4/2/3, 1090, Multifunktionsraum


Aims, contents and method of the course

In this course pre-service biology teachers get a theoretical and practical introduction into project based learning and Inquiry Based Science Education in connection with field biology. The thematic frame is wetlands, birds and amphibians. Within the course the pre-service teachers will develop and carry out a school project in cooperation with the students of a secondary school class and reflect on their experiences.

Assessment and permitted materials

lehrveranstaltungsimmanent; reflective paper, Präsentationen

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Gaining theoretical and practical knowledge on project based learning in connection
with field biology (within the thematic frame: wetlands, birds and amphibians)
- Developing and applying the method of project based learning within a school
- get to know and apply different approaches to inquiry based science education
- Practicing the reflective skills to further the professional development
- Learning to work in a Community of Practice with the aim to further the professional development

Examination topics

- project based learning
- field biology
- inquiry based science education

Reading list

Association in the course directory

UF BU 09, LA-BU 283

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