701-1461-00L  Ecology and Evolution: Seminar

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersT. Städler, J.  Alexander, S. Bonhoeffer, T. Crowther, A. Hall, J. Jokela, J. Payne, G. Velicer, A. Widmer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentDirect continuation of course unit 701-1460-00L "Ecology and Evolution: Term Paper" of the previous semester (HS).



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
701-1461-00 SEcology and Evolution: Seminar Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.90s hrsby appt.T. Städler, J.  Alexander, S. Bonhoeffer, T. Crowther, A. Hall, J. Jokela, J. Payne, G. Velicer, A. Widmer

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AbstractThe organization and functioning of academic research as well as academic publishing are introduced and applied: students critically review two term papers written by their student colleagues. Based on the reviews, the authors of the papers write reply letters and revise their own term papers. They finally present their topic during an in-house "mini-conference" with a talk.
Objective• Students become familiar with the academic peer-review and publishing process
• They learn to evaluate the quality of a manuscript and formulate constructive criticism
• They learn to deal with criticism of their own work (by their student peers)
• They practise oral presentations and discussions in English
ContentThe organization and functioning of academic research as well as academic publishing are introduced and applied: students critically review two term papers written by their student colleagues. Based on the reviews, the authors of the papers write reply letters and revise their own term papers. They finally present their topic during an in-house "mini-conference" with a talk.
Lecture notesnone
Prerequisites / NoticeDirect continuation of "Ecology and Evolution: Term Paper" of the previous semester

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersA. Widmer, J.  Alexander, S. Bonhoeffer, T. Crowther, A. Hall, J. Jokela, J. Payne, T. Städler, G. Velicer
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Restrictions

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

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ProgrammeSectionType
Environmental Sciences MasterTerm Paper and SeminarWInformation