Assessment: Online exam. Time: 135 minutes.You will have to answer four questions focusing on the topic of interdisciplinarity. It is a requirement that you refer to at least three different talks out of all the talks from the lecture series. Answer each question by making a concise argument and use interdisciplinarity terminology precisely. (Max. 500 words per question.)Provided literature and personal notes can be used.The automated plagiarism check software Turnitin will be used in this course.* You have to register for the chosen exam date via U:SPACE https://uspace.univie.ac.at/
before the registration deadline of the respective exam date!* If you do not have the necessary technical infrastructure (computer, internet access, etc.) to take the exam, please inform the course instructor at least 2 weeks before the exam date.* By registering for this course, you agree that the automated plagiarism check software Turnitin will check all written performances and/or exams submitted by you (in Moodle).
Being able to use key terminology in discourses about interdisciplinarity and critically reflect on the lectures in the form of a written exam.
During the lecture series students get to know different research questions, topics, approaches and methods of the core disciplines of cognitive science.
Klein, Julie Thompson. “Typologies of Interdisciplinarity: The Boundary Work of Definition.” In The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity, edited by Robert Frodeman, Julie Thompson Klein, and Roberto Carlos Dos Santos Pacheco, 2nd edition., 21–34. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Thagard, Paul. “Cognitive Science.” In The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity, edited by Robert Frodeman, Julie Thompson Klein, and Roberto Carlos Dos Santos Pacheco, 2nd edition., 188–200. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.