Academic Skills for Biologists


About this course

Students become further familiar with information resources (library, internet sites and portals) in the field of biology, with specific emphasis on university library network resources in the field of biology. Students will practice communication skills by stepwise learning to prepare and present a oral presentation about a biological subject. Students will practice their reflection skills by reflecting on a written assignment from a previous course. Students will be trained in different aspects of writing skills (comparing an original Introduction to a scientific article with a by AI created Introduction to the same topic) and critical evaluation of the scientific literature. Finally, students learn how to give constructive peer-feedback.

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  • Start date

    2 September 2024

    • Ends
      25 October 2024
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      Period 1
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      1 Jun, 00:00 - 4 Aug 2024
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