701-0320-00L  Seminar for Bachelor Students: Environmental Biology

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersD. Ramseier
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


701-0320-00 SSeminar für Bachelor-Studierende: Umweltbiologie Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.2 hrs
Wed10:15-12:00CHN G 22 »
10.10.10:15-13:00CHN G 42 »
D. Ramseier

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AbstractIn the seminar, students explore a specific topic in environmental biology (ecology, evolution, health). They find and read scientific articles, structure contents around core questions, talk to specialists about them, prepare a scientific presentation and lead a discussion. They are introduced to literature search and scientific presentations.
ObjectiveStudents will acquire skills in:
- finding literature in scientific databases
- structuring a scientific topic through research questions
- giving a clear scientific presentation
- contributing constructively to a scientific discussion
ContentWeek 1: Choice of topics and tutors
Week 2 & 3: Literature search
Week 4: course for presentation techniques
Weeks 1 - 7: Meetings with tutors, preparation of presentations
Weeks 8 - 14: Presentations and discussions
Lecture notesWill be handed out during classes

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersD. Ramseier
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers

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Environmental Sciences BachelorEnvironmental BiologyOInformation
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