233025 SE-MA Coping with trouble I: Seminar for Master Students in "Science-Technology-Society" (STS) (2020W)
- Anmeldung von Do 03.09.2020 09:00 bis Mi 23.09.2020 23:59
- Abmeldung bis So 25.10.2020 23:59
Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert
In order to comply with COVID-19 safety measures, the teaching for this course has been slightly adapted. All plenary units will take place online using Zoom (meeting details will be provided via Moodle). All small group meetings will take place in person in the department library.
The plenary sessions take place virtually on the following dates:
09.10.2020 (14:00-16:00), 23.10.2020 (14:00-16:00), 27.11.2020 (14:00-16:00) and 15.01.2021 (14:00-16:00).
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
1) For the plenary units, prepare one slide and a three minute presentation of your thesis, and write two/three short papers (1500 to 3000 words in total) related to specific assignments.
2) For the group units, agree with your supervisor on at least two writing tasks (this is done in the first group unit); write, present and discuss them in the group.
3) Comment on two texts and/or presentations of your group colleagues.
4) Read all texts written by your group colleagues.
5) Productively engage in the discussion.
6a) For those doing their first master seminar, one of the group presentations is expected to be an expose of the thesis project.
6b) For those doing their second master seminar, a required assignment in the course is to hand in a complete first draft of the empirical chapter of their thesis. One or both group assignments can be part of this.This course uses the plagiarism-detection service Turnitin for larger assignments.
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
The grading of the course is based on the separate assessment of different tasks on a scale of 1-5.Written tasks and presentations in the group units: 45 percent, assessed individually, feedback in class;
Comment(s) in the group units: 15 percent, assessed individually, feedback on request;
Written tasks for the plenary units: 25 percent, assessed individually, feedback on request;
In-class participation. 15 percent; assessed individually; feedback on request;Minimum requirements
To successfully complete the course, a weighted average of at least 4,5 is required. Failure to meet the attendance regulations, to deliver course assignments on time or to adhere to standards of academic work may also be considered in the course assessment.