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M.Cp.0018 Journal Club on New Topics in Crop Protection (3ECTS)

I. JOURNAL CLUB ON NEW TOPICS IN CROP PROTECTION

Coordinator
Prof. A.v. Tiedemann, Division of Plant Pathology and Crop Protection ,

Language
English

Type of instruction and contact hours
Lecture 14h / Seminar,14 h

Frequency (WS/SS) and duration
WS, one semester

Instructors
Prof. A.v. Tiedemann, Dr. S. Weigand, Prof. P. Karlovsky, Dr. B. Ulber

Contents and objectives :
In the introductory part methods will be presented how to collect and read scientific literature dealing with a specific topic. The composition and structure of scientific publications, the methods and ways of presentation and proving ideas are studied using specific examples. Criteria for quality assessment are applied. Students will prepare a presentation including a written summary dealing with selected topics in crop protection, which will be presented to the participants and lecturers and discussed.
Students learn how to assess and discuss a scientific subject in crop protection: They will be able to give written and oral presentations of a scientific paper and to critically judge the didactic, structure and scientific content and correctness of a scientific paper.

Examination requirements
Presentation and written summary of a scientific topic, based on literature study.

Examination
Presentation 20 minutes

Number of students
30