233027 SE-MA Coping with trouble II: Seminar for Master Students in "Science-Technology-Society" (STS) (2019S)
- Registration is open from Fr 01.02.2019 00:01 to We 20.02.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Su 24.03.2019 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Common terms for all students: 01.03., 22.03., 03.05. and 24.05.2019 each from 09:30 - 11.30 - seminar roomGroup Ulrike Felt: 04.03.2019 from 14:00 - 15:00 (library),
18.03.2019 (library), 06.05.2019 (library), 20.05.2019 (library) - each from
14:00 - 16:00, 27.05.2019 (library) from 13:45 - 15:45, 17.06.2019 from14:00 - 16:00 (room Prof. Felt?)Group Erik Aarden: 04.03.2019 (library), 25.03.2019 (library), 01.04.2019 (library), 08.04.2019 (library), 27.05.2019 (library), 03.06.2019 (library) and 17.06.2019 (library) - each from 16:00 - 18:00Group Maximilian Fochler: 08.03.2019 (library), 29.03.2019 (library), 12.04.2019 (library), 10.05.2019 (library), 17.05.2019 (library), 07.06.2019 (library) and 21.06.2019 (seminar room) - each from 09:30 - 11:30 Uhr
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
To pass the seminar, students are expected to complete the following tasks:For the plenary units, prepare one slide and a three minute presentation of your thesis, and write to papers (750 to 1500 words) related to a specific assignment.
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.
Comment on one or two texts and/or presentations of your group colleagues.
Read all texts written by your group colleagues.
Productively engage in the discussion.
For those doing their first master seminar, one of the group presentation is expected to be an expose of the thesis project.
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. Latest deadline for the complete empirical chapter draft is September 30th.'This course uses the plagiarism-detection service Turnitin for larger assignments.'
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
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;