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bio375 - Flora - Advanced Concepts (Complete module description)
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Module label Flora - Advanced Concepts
Module code bio375
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Nebenfachmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Albach, Dirk Carl (Module responsibility)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Module counselling)
Will, Maria (Module counselling)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Authorized examiners)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Authorized examiners)
Will, Maria (Authorized examiners)
Prerequisites
bio256 Flora and Fauna
Skills to be acquired in this module

+ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
+ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
+ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
+ (scientific) communication skills
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

The module is intended to give students in-depth knowledge on plant determination and the diversity of plants. Students shall increase their knowledge on species and learn and improve their abilities in plant determination and plant conservation. Subjects and methods relevant for nature conservation are emphasized. Along with these, students shall improve their systemic thinking with relation to nature in northwestern Germany and its flora. Students learn about plants and how to group them according to their phylogeny and evolutionary adaptations, so they can pass this knowledge on to others. Competence in assessment is conveyed in the areas of diversity and natuer conservation to sensibilize students for a respectful treatment of nature and passing on this ability to others. Finally, we will discuss sustainable use of plants and habitats and their restoration.
Module contents
The module comprises a lecture in the Botanical Garden, where plants will be observed and investigated. This includes algae, bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and various families of angiosperms.
The seminar is intended to let students study in-depth additional plant families with their typical characters.
Reader's advisory
Rothmaler - Exkursionsflora von Deutschland. Gefäßpflanzen: Grundband
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency The module will be offered every other year
Module capacity 12
Modullevel / module level AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung, Seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture
2 SuSe 28
Seminar
2 SuSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
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