The spring semester 2021 will certainly take place online until Easter. Exceptions: Courses that can only be carried out with on-site presence. Please note the information provided by the lecturers.

551-0963-02L  Specialized Biology Course with an Educational Focus II: Teaching Diploma

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersE. Hafen, J. Egli, M. Zwicky
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentSpecialised Courses in the Respective Subject with an Educational Focus in Biology ONLY for students upgrading TC to Teaching Diploma.

Catalogue data

AbstractSpecialized aspects of biology are dealt with under the viewpoint of their presentation, their historical development, their significance for the field, the individual and society.
ObjectiveThe goal is to promote the ability to understand biological concepts, principles and their interrelationships and to communicate specialist knoweldge to various groups of recipients in an understandable manner.
ContentDemanding biological topics are dealt with under consideration of the special needs of persons involved in teaching. The module:

1) Lecture (Tues. 08.00-09.45 hrs)
2) Colloquium (every second Tues. 10.15-12.00 hrs., begins on first lecture day)
3) Seminar with presentation (every second Tues. 10.15-12.00 hrs., begins in second lecture week)
4) Semester thesis in a research group (3.5 weeks)
Lecture notesNone.
LiteratureSpecific references will be made available for the individual projects.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe program of this course represents one half (6 CP) of that of the Specialized Biology Course with an Educational Focus (551-0963-00, 12 CP).

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersE. Hafen, J. Egli, M. Zwicky
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationSemesterarbeit

Learning materials

Main linkInformation
Only public learning materials are listed.


551-0963-02 AFachwissenschaftliche Vertiefung mit pädagogischem Fokus Biologie II: Lehrdiplom Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
**gemeinsam mit der Uni Zürich**

Beginn nach Vereinbarung (Kontaktperson: Prof. M. Zwicky).
180s hrs
Tue08-12I17 L 5 »
E. Hafen, J. Egli, M. Zwicky


No information on groups available.


General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
Permission from lecturers required for all students

Offered in

Biology Teaching DiplomaSpec. Courses in Resp. Subj. w/ Educ. Focus & Further Subj. DidacticsWInformation
Science Education MasterSpec. Courses in Respective Subject with Educational FocusWInformation