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180079 SE Master Thesis Seminar in Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science and Knowledge Technologies (2017S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

First Meeting (Vorbesprechung): March 2, 2017 | 11:00 - 13:00 | HS 2i, NIG, Universitätsstr. 7, 1010 Wien

Further dates:
9.3., 30.3., 6.4., 27.4., 4.5., 11.5. and 22.5.2017
9:30 - 13:00, HS 2i, NIG, Universitätsstr. 7, 1010 Wien

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max. 25 participants
Language: English

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First Meeting (Vorbesprechung): March 2, 2017 | 11:00 - 13:00 | HS 2i, NIG, Universitätsstr. 7, 1010 Wien

Further dates:
9.3., 30.3., 6.4., 27.4., 4.5., 11.5. and 22.5.2017
9:30 - 13:00, HS 2i, NIG, Universitätsstr. 7, 1010 Wien


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Aims, contents and method of the course

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

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in the seminar, teamwork sessions and MEi:CogSci Conference, oral presentation of your thesis in the seminar sessions, writing 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, talk at the MEi:CogSci Conference

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements for passing the course:
- Active participation in the seminar and teamwork sessions (you may miss max. 2 sessions)
- Active participation in the MEi:CogSci Conference (presenting your Master’s Thesis in a talk) 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)

Assessment criteria:
- oral presentation of your thesis in the seminar sessions (30 % of final grade)
- Master’s thesis concept (following template provided; deadline of upload April 30) (55 % of final grade);
- Active participation in the seminar (giving feedback, discussing) (15 % of final grade)

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Association in the course directory

MA M5

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