701-1461-00L  Ecology and Evolution: Seminar

Semester Frühjahrssemester 2017
Dozierende T. Städler, S. Bonhoeffer, A. Hall, J. Jokela, J. Levine, G. Velicer, A. Widmer
Periodizität jährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
Lehrsprache Englisch
Kommentar Fortsetzung von der Lerneinheit 701-1460-00L "Ecology and Evolution: Term Paper" im HS.


Kurzbeschreibung The organization and functioning of academic research as well as academic publishing are introduced and applied: students critically review two term papers written by their student colleagues. Based on the reviews, the authors of the papers write reply letters and revise their own term papers. They finally present their topic during an in-house "mini-conference" with a talk.
Lernziel • Students become familiar with the academic peer-review and publishing process
• They learn to evaluate the quality of a manuscript and formulate constructive criticism
• They learn to deal with criticism of their own work (by their student peers)
• They practise oral presentations and discussions in English
Inhalt The organization and functioning of academic research as well as academic publishing are introduced and applied: students critically review two term papers written by their student colleagues. Based on the reviews, the authors of the papers write reply letters and revise their own term papers. They finally present their topic during an in-house "mini-conference" with a talk.
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Voraussetzungen / Besonderes Direct continuation of "Ecology and Evolution: Term Paper" of the previous semester