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300473 PP Interdisciplinary Project for teacher candidates: Teaching Biology as Inquiry (2016S)

Forsensic Palynology as an authentic stage for Inquiry Learning

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

1. Vorbesprechung & Einführung ins Thema: Freitag 04.03.2016 16-18 Uhr (die Anwesenheit ist bei diesem Termin unbedingt erforderlich), Seminarraum der AECCs

2. Blocktermine (es darf an maximal an einem Halbtag - 4h - gefehlt werden):
Samstag 05.03.2016 9-17 Uhr
Freitag 08.04.2016 14-18 Uhr
Freitag 29.04.2016 14-18 Uhr
Freitag 20.05.2016 14-18 Uhr
Freitag 10.06.2016 14-18 Uhr
Freitag 17.06.2016 14-18 Uhr
Ort: Seminarraum der AECCs, Porzellang. 4/2/3 1090 Wien und Akademisches Gymnasium, Beethovenplatz 1 1010 Wien [Veranstaltungsort wird pro LV-Termin bekannt gegeben]

3. Abhalten von 6 Unterrichtseinheiten (in Klassen von kooperierenden LehrerInnen; mehr dazu in der ersten LV-Einheit) im Zeitraum Anfang Mai bis Mitte Juni 2016


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



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

In this practical course you will learn how to handle two important concepts of science teaching in the class. Students will develop a curriculum for project-orientated inquiry learning collaborating with teachers & scientists in communities of practice. The project will be realized in class, reflected in a community of practice and evaluated. Results will be presented at the end of the seminar.

Assessment and permitted materials

- Planning and implementation of an inquiry learning unit with pupils
- formative testing
- presentation of results.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Planning and implementing of teaching units about Inquiry Learning and Nature of Science
- Gathering competences in reflection and evaluation
- Practicing professional development in communities of practice

Examination topics

- Partner- und groupwork
- Reflecting teaching
- Collaboration in a community of Practice
- Presentation of results

Reading list

Association in the course directory

UF BU 09

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