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300196 VO Introduction into Biology Education (2022S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: German

Examination dates



The lecture will take place in summer semester purely online asynchronously. Information and all lectures are set up for you in Moodle.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to fundamental principles of Biology Education, including:
theories of learning, biology teacher as a profession/professional knowledge, working with students' ideas and interests, lesson planning, teaching methods and teaching settings, media in biology lessons, scientific literacy, educational goals-competences-learning goals, selection and structuring of content: xurriculum-educational standards, performance assessment and evaluation, biology education research

Assessment and permitted materials

Multiple Choice Exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

contact time: 1h/week, self-study: 2h/week

For a positive completion of the written exam, at least 50% of the maximum number of points is required.

Examination topics

All contents covered in the lecture.

At the end of each lecture you will find a slide entitled "Das sollten Sie können". You can use this slide as a guideline for the scope of learning.
Please also take into account the introductory works on biology education that have been presented to you at the beginning of the lecture (list of literature on Moodle and in the individual parts of the lecture - each after the slide "Das sollen Sie können").

Reading list

1) Berck, K.-H., Graf, D. (2010): Biologiedidaktik: Grundlagen und Methoden, 4. überarb. Aufl., Wiebelsheim: Quelle & Meyer.
2) Gropengießer, H., Harms, U., Kattmann, U. (2013): Fachdidaktik Biologie. 9. Aufl. Hallbergmoos: Aulis.* (*Nachfolgewerk zu Eschenhagen/Kattmann/Rodi 2006)
3) Gropengießer, H., Kattmann, U., Krüger, D. (2010): Biologiedidaktik in Übersichten. Köln: Aulis
4) Spörhase-Eichmann, U., Ruppert, W. (Hrsg.) (2004): Biologie Didaktik. Praxishandbuch für die Sekundarstufe I und II. Berlin: Cornelsen Scriptor.

Association in the course directory

UF BU 01 (StEOP-Teil)

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