This course is part of the minor Human Evolution and registration is restricted to students who followed the preceding courses of this minor.
Coordinator: Prof. C.J. ten Cate
With the acquired knowledge from the preceding courses students have to identify a field of special interest. During this module, they are expected to freely choose a topic of human evolution to review in more detail by writing an individual review that summarizes the existing knowledge and provides ideas that might advance the field.
The student will learn:
how to use primary scientific literature.
how to structure a critical review of ideas and evidence about a particular topic.
how to give a very brief presentation about their topic.
The student will demonstrate the ability to write a review of a topic based on primary literature and top summarize the topic in a very brief verbal presentation.
From 7 January 2019 to 1 February 2019. A detailed time table will be published on blackboard.
Mode of instruction
Introduction on the writing assignment and on verbal presentation.
Score on the quality of the produced review and the presentation.
Instructions on assignments will be published.
Students will search themselves to obtain relevant literature for their review.
Register for this course via Usis and enroll in Blackboard.
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