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300449 SE Literature seminar on biodiversity and ecosystems (2020W)

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



max. 24 participants
Language: English



The seminar will be held online. The course topics will be visible on moodle from 19 September on. Please, choose a topic and send a mail with your choice to the address indicated on the moodle page (first come, first serve).


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, handout, presentation of the chosen topic.

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 in the framework of video conferences, discussion.

Reading list

Will be provided at the start of the seminar.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Th 03.09.2020 11:49