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300449 SE Literature seminar on biodiversity and ecosystems (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 24 participants
Language: English



Preparatory meeting: 7.10.2019, 13:15, Seminar room Limnology (Room number 3.112)

Seminars: each Monday, 13:15-14:45, Seminar room Limnology (Room number 3.112)


Aims, contents and method of the course

The participants discuss problems of biodiversity and ecosystems research, based on contemporary papers.

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendance control, oral presentation of the chosen papers, participation in discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Following the ductus of the chosen manuscripts, students deal with the methodological aspects of the paper, explain field and laboratory techniques and interprete the data and hypothesis testing. Furthermore, the participants practice the handling of "scientific English" and train presentation and discussion skills.

Examination topics

Guided preparation, presentations using contemporary media, discussion.

Reading list

Will be provided at the start of the seminar.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: We 02.10.2019 11:09