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300511 VO Concepts in Evolutionary Biology (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 11.10. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 18.10. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 25.10. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 08.11. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 15.11. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 22.11. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 29.11. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 06.12. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 13.12. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 10.01. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 17.01. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG
Friday 24.01. 08:30 - 10:00 COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.022 2.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series introduces the theoretical basis and concepts of evolutionary biology. The first part focuses on an historical overview of evolutionary concepts and the various facets of the homology concepts, including their role in reconstructing evolution. The second part is dedicated to concepts in developmental biology and evolution of social systems.

Assessment and permitted materials

Student performance is assessed by a written examination (60 min) ONLINE on Moodle.
This is an open-book online exam.
You may use:
* your own notes
* presentations provided by the lecturer
* analogue textbooks

You must not use:
* other digital and internet resources and media.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students are familiar with the historical changes in evolutionary concepts from greek philosophers to the present day. They gain deeper insight in homology concepts and their role in in evolutionary theory. They are aware of conceptual contributions of delevopmental biology to evolutionary biology and of scientific progress in social system evolution.

Examination topics

lecture

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MZO W-5, MES5, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

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