551-0916-00L Learning and Teaching Biology
|Semester||Spring Semester 2019|
|Lecturers||E. Hafen, K. Köhler, further lecturers|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Comment||Number of participants limited to 20|
The block course will only take place with a minimum of 10 participants.
The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.
|Abstract||This course represents an introduction to recent research into student learning on the conceptual foundations of modern biology, together with pedagogical methods associated with effective instruction and its valuation. Students will be involved in active research into conceptual and practical issues involved in biology education and methods to discover student preconceptions.|
|Objective||Provides an overview on student's learning and shows ways to make the classroom experience more engaging and effective for students. Students will learn to produce a research-based paper on a project they work on during the course.|
|Literature||The course is not taught by a particular book, but recommended literature (review articles and selected primary literature) will be provided during the course.|
See the introductory video to the course here: http://youtu.be/GFJuNncSsdE