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180157 SE MEi:CogSci Into Research I: Lab Excursions (2019W)

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

1.Termin (Vorbesprechung): Di 1.10.2019, 18.30
Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6

Die weiteren Termine der Lab Excursions werden auf moodle bekanntgegeben.

Further dates of the lab excursions are announced on moodle, where you will also be able to register for the different labs.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 25 participants
Language: English



Preparation Meeting: Oct. 1st, 18:30, HS 34, main building (together with MEi:CogSci Lecture Series)
Further dates of the lab excursions are announced on moodle, where you will also be able to register for the different labs.


Aims, contents and method of the course

During the lab excursions students get to know research questions, topics, approaches and methods of the core disciplines of cognitive science as researched in different labs of the University of Vienna and Medical University of Vienna.

Learning Outcomes:
- Familiarity with individual researchers' questions and approaches
- Insight into the field and scientific culture of the core disciplines of cognitive science
- Insight how a particular way to pose a scientific question is related to the methodology chosen

Language: English

Assessment and permitted materials

1.) short reflections on each lab excursion (1500-2000 characters/lab) along guiding questions (see Moodle)
2.) Two project proposals for Into Research II projects following the template of the IRII-Learning Contracts: Based on the information you got in the lab you should describe/propose a research project (come up with an idea for a project following the lines of research in this lab, search for literature and write a project plan using the IRII-Learning Contract template).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

minimum requirements
In order to receive a positive grade 6 lab excursions have to be attended, as well as two project proposals have to be graded positive.

assessment criteria
1.) reflections on 6 lab excursions (30 %)
2.) IR II project proposal I (35%)
3.) IR II project proposal II (35%)

Examination topics

Reading list

see eLearning platform

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 02.10.2019 10:08