bio340 - Morphology, Phylogeny, and Evolution of Metazoa (Course overview)

bio340 - Morphology, Phylogeny, and Evolution of Metazoa (Course overview)

Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module components Semester courses Summer semester 2024 Examination
Lecture
  • Limited access 5.02.341 - Morphologie, Phylogenie und Evolution der Tiere - Vorlesung Show lecturers
    • Dr. rer. nat. Wilko Ahlrichs
    • Prof. Dr. Olaf Bininda-Emonds
    • Dr. rer. nat. Tanja Wilke

    Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 02/04/24)

    Bitte beachten: In der zweiten Hälfte des Kurses werden Vorlesungen und Übungen teilweise als Tagesexkursionen fusioniert, sodass dienstags von der studentischen Seite komplett freigehalten werden sollte.

Exercises
  • Limited access 5.02.343 - Morphologie, Phylogenie und Evolution der Tiere - Übung Show lecturers
    • Dr. rer. nat. Wilko Ahlrichs
    • Prof. Dr. Olaf Bininda-Emonds
    • Dr. Alexander Kieneke, Dipl.-Biol.
    • Dr. rer. nat. Tanja Wilke

    Tuesday: 13:00 - 17:00, weekly (from 02/04/24)

    Hinweis: In der zweiten Hälfte des Kurses werden Vorlesung und Übung teilweise als Tagesexkursionen fusioniert, sodass dienstas von der studentischen Seite komplett freigehalten werden sollte.

Seminar
Hinweise zum Modul
Prerequisites
Abschluss der Basismodule
Prüfungszeiten
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.