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070122 KU Cultural Diversity: An Experiment (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Mi. 18.10. 2017, 16:45 - 18:15, Einführung (Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7)
Mo. 30. 10. 2017, 17:00 - 18:30, Lecture (ACDH, Seminarraum, Erdgeschoß, Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien)
Mo. 20.11. 2017, 14:00 - 18:00, Lecture/Workshop (ACDH, Seminarraum, Erdgeschoß, Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien)
Di. 28.11. 2017, 15:00 - 19:00 Praktische Einheit 1 (ACDH, Seminarraum, Erdgeschoß, Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien)
Di. 12.12. 2017, 17:00 - 18:30, Lecture (ACDH, Seminarraum, Erdgeschoß, Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien)
Mi. 10.1. 2018, 15:00 - 19:00, Praktische Einheit 2 (ACDH, Seminarraum, Erdgeschoß, Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien)
Mi. 24.1.2018, 15:00 - 19:00, Wrap up, Diskussion der Portfolios (ACDH, Seminarraum, Erdgeschoß, Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien)

Wednesday 18.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is composed of an alternating series of lectures and practical units. The theoretical introduction is linked to lectures held by by international experts: 1. Knowledge Society & Wikipedia (Dariusz Jemielniak, PL), 2. Design Thinking for the Humanities (Alessandro Deserti & Francesca Rizzo, IT), 3. Open Innovation in Science (Marion Pötz , AT / DK). The lectures will be held in English.

In the practical units, a research experiment is carried out evolving around a specific research question with the application of design thinking methods and the involvement of the students in an ongoing research project.

At the end, students present in groups the portfolio developed during the course and the documentation of the process.

Assessment and permitted materials

Knowledge of the literature below is recommended;
Literature marked with * is mandatory as a work basis (before the first teaching session).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Obligatory presence in the first unit.
Presence at all lectures.
Active participation in all practical units.

Examination topics

Reading list

Jeffrey T. Schnapp (2013) Knowledge Design. Incubating new knowledge forms/genres/spaces in the laboratory of the digital humanities. Herrenhausen Lectures. Keynote delivered at the Herrenhausen Conference “(Digital) Humanities Revisited – Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age”. December 5 – 7, 2013

* Open Innovation in Science Strategie für Österreich. Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (bmvit)

Association in the course directory

PM4: Digital Humanities

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