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300361 SE+UE Practical Course: Human Behavioral Biology (2021S)

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

Es handelt sich um eine prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung, daher Anwesenheitspflicht!
We 23.06. 09:00-12:00 Digital


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


max. 15 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Core time: Wednesday 9 a.m. to 12 a.m., DIGITAL, online via Moodle.
Classes every other week alternating with project working time.
Kick-off meeting on March 3rd, 9 a.m., attendance compulsory.

Wednesday 03.03. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital (Kickoff Class)
Wednesday 10.03. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 17.03. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 24.03. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 14.04. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 21.04. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 28.04. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 05.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 12.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 19.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 09.06. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.06. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This practical course is directed towards advanced students in Evolutionary Anthropology. Students acquire knowledge on how to derive and investigate a research question, develop suitable questionnaires and behavior catalogues, observe behavior), followed by statistical analysis and interpretation of the results. We will use cutting-edge observational and morphometric methods. The course will conclude with an oral exam.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation, quality of the collected data and documentation, oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In addition to regular attendance (more than 80%), a minimum of 50 points is required for the successful completion of the course. The single components are weighted as follows: active participation (30 points), data collection and its documentation (30 points), oral exam (40 points).
If good scientific practice is violated in any assessment, you will fail to pass the course.

Examination topics

Continuous assessment of course work (prüfungsimmanent)!

Reading list

Will be provided during the course.

Association in the course directory

MAN W2 , MAN 3

Last modified: We 05.05.2021 09:29