Papers have to be presented or handed in: one week after the end of the course
1 Presentation (50%), 1 oral exam (50%)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Skills taught by this module: The students will be introduced to the basics of didactics of biology. In the beginning the focus will lie on the standards of education and school-curriculums. Afterwards scientific methods, different methods of education, media, social forms and the culture of problem solving in biological classes will be reflected and realized by concrete examples out of everydays practice (micro-teaching). During the second half of the module the students will be able to conceive and reflect own concepts of teaching. Furthermore the possibilities of studying in out-of-school-facilities will be fathomed, excursions planned, realized and reflected.
Importance of this module during the studies: Teaching skills for all fields of study (compulsory subject for following degrees: teaching post in primary school (Grundschule), extended elementary school (Hauptschule) and secondary school (Realschule)).