Studying Biology Education

The Center for Biology Education offers modules for teacher training courses in the Department of Biology. It focusses on modern educational concepts and teaching methods in biological contents and skills. In addition, key skills, such as skills to implement projects, are provided in an integrated way. This includes the modules "Key skills", "Project module" and "Project management", aimed at students of the biological study courses. In the field of organismic biology the staff of the Center for Biology Education provides zoological and botanical identification exercises, as well as the basic module science. In basic science module, for example, learning groups are supervised by experienced advanced students from the Project Management module. The Center for Biology Education uses also innovative paths in the preparation, execution and evaluation of practical teaching phase of teacher education programs (core internship) as well as in the implementation of tandem courses with biology didactics experts and biology scientists.