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bio340 - Morphology, Phylogeny, and Evolution of Metazoa (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module responsibility
  • Olaf Bininda-Emonds
Authorized examiners
  • Olaf Bininda-Emonds
  • Wilko Ahlrichs
Module counceling
  • Wilko Ahlrichs
module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2020 Examination
Lecture
  • Limited access 5.02.341 - headache
    • Dr. Wilko Ahlrichs
    • Prof. Dr. Olaf Bininda-Emonds
    • N. N.

    Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 14/04/20)
    Dates on Thursday. 09.04.20 10:00 - 12:00

Exercises
  • Limited access 5.02.343 - headache
    • Dr. Wilko Ahlrichs
    • Prof. Dr. Olaf Bininda-Emonds
    • N. N.

    Tuesday: 13:00 - 17:00, weekly (from 14/04/20)
    Dates on Thursday. 09.04.20 10:00 - 12:00

Seminar
  • Limited access 5.02.342 - headache
    • Dr. Wilko Ahlrichs
    • Prof. Dr. Olaf Bininda-Emonds
    • N. N.

    Thursday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 23/04/20)
    Dates on Thursday. 09.04.20 10:00 - 12:00

Notes for the module
Time of examination
Portfolio during the course of the seminar; written examination in the final week of the course or in the first week following the lecture period.
Module examination
1 Written examination (50%),
1 Portfolio (50%),

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

Upon successful completion of the module the students will gain:
1. a survey of topical subjects relating to the morphology and phylogeny of animals,
2. a thorough knowledge of the development of morphological characteristics,
3. technical skills in studying morphological structures, and
4. knowledge into recent hypotheses on the phylogeny of animals.