Universität Wien FIND

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching and conversion to online exams). Register for courses/exams via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform. NOTE: Courses where at least one unit is on-site are currently marked "on-site" in u:find.

Further information about on-site teaching and access tests can be found at https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

300361 SE+UE Practical Course: Human Ethology (2011S)

4.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung, definitive Anmeldung und Gruppeneinteilung:
Dienstag 1. März, 14:00 Uhr, Seminarraum Anthropologie
Persönliche Anwesenheit erforderlich!

Kernzeiten: Dienstags 14:00-16:00 Uhr
(Gruppe Schäfer und Windhager: Konferenzraum Anthropologie)
(Gruppe Grammer und Oberzaucher: gr. Seminarraum Anthropologie)


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


max. 16 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This practical course addresses advanced students of human ethology. It includes the development and realization of a scientific question, the development of questionnaires and behavior catalogues, the observation of behavior in social interactions, the statistical analysis of the collected data and their interpretation. The progress of the research project is reported in talks throughout the term. The practical course is completed with a report in the APA-style.

Assessment and permitted materials

mündliche Mitarbeit, Hausübungen, Zwischenpräsentationen, Endpräsentation, schriftliche Abschlussarbeit

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Durchführung eines empirischen Projektes in Kleingruppen unter Anleitung zu Literaturrecherche und -arbeit, empirischer Datenaufnahme und statistischer Auswertung, Diskussionen, PPT-Präsentationen, Erstellung wissenschaftlicher Manuskripte, etc.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:43