Universität Wien FIND

180114 SE Master Thesis Seminar in Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science and Knowledge Technologies (2018S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

First Meeting (Vorbesprechung): March 8, 2018 | 9:00 - 13:00 | HS 2i, NIG, Universitätsstr. 7, 1010 Wien

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine

March 8, 2018 | 9-13h | HS 2i (NIG, Universitäststrasse 7, 2nd floor) | first meeting/Vorbesprechung
March 22, 2018 | 9-13h | HS 2i (NIG, Universitäststrasse 7, 2nd floor) | short presentation of your masters project (everybody has to briefly present his/her project in max 3-5 min)
April 12, 2018 | 9-13h | HS 2i (NIG, Universitäststrasse 7, 2nd floor) | presentations of masters projects
April 19, 2018 | 9-13h | HS 2i (NIG, Universitäststrasse 7, 2nd floor) | presentations of masters projects
April 23 (Monday!), 2018 | 9-13h | HS 2i (NIG, Universitäststrasse 7, 2nd floor) | presentations of masters projects
May 3, 2018 | 9-13h | HS 2i (NIG, Universitäststrasse 7, 2nd floor) | presentations of masters projects
June 14-16, 2018 | MEi:CogSci Conference University of Bratislava


Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This course is a Master’s thesis seminar and gives support to students writing their Master’s thesis in the fields of cognitive science. It is designed as an interdisciplinary course, where students develop the concept for their Master’s thesis, present and discuss their plans for their theses, issues and problems. It gives room both for presentations and discussions.
The seminar includes participation in the MEi:CogSci conference (writing an extended abstract, peer-review-process, talk) as a compulsory requirement.

Learning Outcomes:
- Ability to pose and follow a scientific question relevant to cognitive science
- Ability to plan, conduct, and document scientific work
- Ability to write an extended scientific abstract
- Ability to defend one’s research and constructively deal with critical commentary
- Ability to participate in a peer-review process
- Ability to present your research/thesis to an interdisciplinary audience/cognitive science community
- Collaborative work in physical and virtual environments
- Ability to engage in an interdisciplinary scientific discourse
- Ability to communicate one’s expertise in order to contribute constructive criticism to the work of others

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Active participation in the seminar, teamwork sessions and MEi:CogSci Conference, oral presentation of your thesis in the seminar sessions, writing & uploading your Master’s thesis concept, extended abstract (1 page, max. 3000 characters) of your Master’s thesis research for the review process, 2 reviews of colleagues' abstracts, final abstract for the conference proceedings, giving a talk at the MEi:CogSci Conference

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Minimum requirements for passing the course:
- Successful registration and being accepted for this course
- Your presence at the first meeting (otherwise you will loose your place for this course)
- Active participation in the seminar and teamwork sessions (you may miss max. 2 sessions [please inform the instructor ahead of time])
- Active participation in the MEi:CogSci Conference (= presenting your Master’s Thesis in a talk and being present at the conference) and in the peer-review process (writing an extended abstract (max. 3000 characters), 2 reviews of colleagues' abstracts, final abstract for the conference proceedings)
- oral presentation of your thesis in the seminar sessions
- Master’s thesis concept (following template provided)
- for further information and deadlines see the MOODLE course (it is open after you have been accepted to this course)

Assessment criteria:
40% | oral presentation of your thesis in the seminar sessions
40% | Master’s thesis concept (following template provided; deadline of upload April 30)
10% | Active participation in the seminar and peer-review process for the MEi:CogSci Conference (giving feedback, discussing)
10% | Active participation in the MEi:CogSci Conference (= presenting your Master’s Thesis in a talk) [if you do not give a presentation at the conference this will result in a negative grade!]

%/points | grade
93-100 | sehr gut (1)
81-92 | gut (2)
71-80 | befriedigend (3)
61-70 | genügend (4)
0-60 | nicht genügend (5)

Prüfungsstoff

Literatur


Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

MA M5

Letzte Änderung: Fr 07.12.2018 14:08