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Course Exam

230028 VO Knowledge, Everyday Culture and Society (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 23 - Soziologie

Tuesday 15.05.2018

Abgabeort von Beiträgen in Papierform: Inst. f. Soziologie, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1090 Wien, 3. Stock

Weißer Postkasten der Studienservicestelle Soziologie im Flur. (Zugang Mo-Fr zwischen 8:00 und 19:00 möglich)

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Assessment and permitted materials

By the end of the lecture the participants have to write and submit a written assignment, which clearly relate to the topics and perspectives covered in the lectures and that has also be discussed in connection to the suggested readings. The submitted written assignment will be evaluated according to the flowing criteria:

• Format: There will be evidence of attention to detail so all margins, spacing and indentations are correct and the written assignment is neat and correctly assembled with a professional look.
• Organization: Provide a response that exhibits a skillful organizational strategy. The response is unified by a controlling idea or purpose, and a logical progression of ideas increases the effectiveness of the writer’s argument. Transitions between and within paragraphs strengthen the relationships among ideas.
• Content: Have to generate an analysis or argument that critically engages with multiple perspectives on the given issue. The argument’s thesis reflects nuance and precision in thought and purpose. The argument establishes and employs an insightful context for analysis of the issue and its perspectives. The analysis examines implications, complexities and tensions, and/or underlying values and assumptions.
• Development: Develop ideas and support for claims that deepens insight and broaden the context. An integrated line of skillful reasoning and illustration effectively conveys the significance of the argument. Qualifications and complications enrich and bolster ideas and analysis.
• Language: Use language that enhances the argument. Word choice is skillful and precise. Sentence structures are consistently varied and clear. Stylistic and register choices, including voice and tone, are strategic and effective. While a few minor errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics may be present, they must not impede understanding.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To pass the exam and obtain the 4 ECTS points the participants must at least obtain the passing grade 4 on the following scale.

1 - Excellent (outstanding performance with only minor errors)
2 - Good (above the average standard but with some errors)
3 - Satisfactory (generally sound work with a number of notable errors)
4 - Sufficient (performance meets the minimum criteria)
5 - Inadequate (considerable further work is required)

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