Teaching

Information for students

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Office hours Prof. Eccard: Wednesday 14:00-15:00, house 1, room 1.02

Teaching animal ecology and human biology

Information on locations and start of courses as well as study materials can be found on MOODLE 2

Courses

Winter term

Animal ecology:

  • Lecture animal ecology  (Eccard and Mazza)
  • Behavioural ecology conference (block course, Mazza)
  • Lecture ecology 1 / ecology A, part 3: interspecific interactions (Eccard)
  • Research seminar: Current topics in animal ecology and human biology (AG Eccard und AG Scheffler); new topics each term, seminar can be taken several times
  • Methods of field ornithology (Heim/Schaub during term break in Gülpe)
  • excursions according to offers
  • Seminar scientific work in animal ecology and human biology (Lab meeting AG Eccard und AG Scheffler, for master and bachelor thesis candidates)

Humanbiologie:

  • Lecture human biology for nutritional scientists
  • Lecture anthropography and human ecology (every 2 years)
  • Lecture and practical course human ethology (every 2 years)
  • literature seminar antropology
  • Pratical course anthropometric methods for nutritional scientists
  • Practical course osteology (block course during term break) (every 2 years)
  • Practical course anthropometry (block course during term break) (every 2 years)

 

Summer term

Animal ecology:

  • Lecture behavioural biology (Eccard)
  • Practical course experimental animal ecology - limited number of participants (block course inGülpe during term break, Eccard, Mazza and staff)
  • Practical courses according to offers
  • Research seminar: Current topics in animal ecology and human biology (AG Eccard und AG Scheffler); new topics each term, seminar can be taken several times
  • excursions according to offers
  • Seminar scientific work in animal ecology and human biology (Lab meeting AG Eccard und AG Scheffler, for master and bachelor thesis candidates)

Human biology:

  • Lecture human biology basics

 

Modules

Vertiefungsmodul (MOEN) and thesis by arrangement

 

BBW: elective module animal ecology and human biology

  • Courses as offerd as part of the elected module  „Organismische Biologie“ (StuO 2010)
  • 6 credit points from the course selection of the animal ecology/human biology group (StuO 2016)

 

MOEN:

  • Elective module behavioural ecology - basic (4 credit points, No. 1507) Lecture animal ecology, research seminar, block course behavioural ecology
  • Elective module animal ecology (4 credit points, No. 1416): two additional courses from the animal ecology selection
  • Advanced modul/elected module behavioural ecology (8 credit points, No. 1049) basic module and additionally the practical course experimental animal ecology
  • Advanced modul Anthropology A (8 credit points, No. 1524) Lecture human biology basics or lecture anthropography and human ecology, lecture and practical course human ethology, literature seminar, practical course anthropometry or osteology
  • Elective module Anthropology B (4 credit points, No. 1525) Lecture human biology basics or lecture and practical course human ethology (lecture human biology basics had to be taken before as a requirement), literature seminar, practical course anthropometry or osteology

 

MEEC:

  • Behavioural Ecology (6 LP): Lecture animal ecology, research seminar, block course behavioural ecology, Exam
  • Experimental animal ecology (6 LP): 12 day blocked project at the biological Station Gülpe
  • Anthropology basics (6 LP): Lecture human biology basics, lecture and practical course human ethology or literature seminar, practical course anthropometry or osteology
  • Anthropology advanced (6 LP):lecture anthropography and human ecology, lecture and practical course human ethology or literature seminar, practical course anthropometry or osteology