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pb092 - Field Methods in Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label Field Methods in Biology
Module code pb092
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
(
Präsenzzeit: 224 Stunden, Selbststudium: 136 Stunden
)
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Comparative and European Law (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Comparative and European Law (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Environmental Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Environmental Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Intercultural Education and Counselling (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Intercultural Education and Counselling (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Physics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Physics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Art and Media (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Art and Media (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Elementary Mathematics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Elementary Mathematics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme English Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme English Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Gender Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Gender Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme General Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme General Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme German Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme German Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Material Culture: Textiles (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Material Culture: Textiles (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Music (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Music (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Philosophy / Values and Norms (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Philosophy / Values and Norms (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Physics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Physics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Protestant Theology and Religious Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Protestant Theology and Religious Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Slavic Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Slavic Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Special Needs Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Special Needs Education (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Sport Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Sport Science (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Technology (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Technology (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
  • Fach-Bachelor Pädagogisches Handeln in der Migrationsgesellschaft (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Biologie
  • Fach-Bachelor Pädagogisches Handeln in der Migrationsgesellschaft (Bachelor) > Fachnahe Angebote Umweltwissenschaften
Responsible persons
Albach, Dirk Carl (Module counselling)
Gerlach, Gabriele (Module counselling)
Zotz, Gerhard Wolfgang (Module responsibility)
Prerequisites
Skills to be acquired in this module

+ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
+ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
++ statistics & scientific programming
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
++ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
++ teamwork
++ (scientific) communication skills
++ project and time management

Following the theoretical fundamentals of previous studies, students are to apply the scientific approaches imparted by teachers to practical hypothesis-based field studies in this module. The obtained results are documented in a laboratory course report. The cooperation of teachers from different fields enables also interdisciplinary approaches (e.g. botanical-zoological approach) to be followed.
Module contents
S: Biogeographical and ecological classification and characterization of a biome (e.g. Mediterranean area, humid tropics, boreal zone), group elaboration of scientific topics, presentation of results

PR: Performing a free field research project, data analysis, preparing a paper
Reader's advisory
Depending on the destination of the field study as well as on the special fields of the responsible supervisors
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited (
Wenn mehr InteressentInnen als Plätze vorhanden sind, wird ein Motivationsschreiben den Ausschlag geben.
)
Modullevel / module level PB (Professionalisierungsbereich / Professionalization)
Modulart / typ of module Ergänzung/Professionalisierung
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method SoSe:
Ü Freilandmethoden in der Biologie - Exkursion (9 KP, 8 SWS)
SE Freilandmethoden in der Biologie – Seminar (3 KP, 2 SWS)
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Seminar
2 28
Exercises
10 -- 140
Total time of attendance for the module 168 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
1 Portfolio (max. 3 achievements)

PLEASE NOTE:
Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.