Universität Wien FIND

Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

Due to COVID-19, there might be changes at short notice (e.g. individual classes in a digital format). Obtain information about the current status on u:find and check your e-mails regularly.

Please read the information on https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

Course Exam

180045 VO Knowledge Creation: Epistemological Foundations (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

Monday 25.04.2022
10:00 -13:00


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



Examination topics

Exam material is the presented content of the lecture (set of slides is provided on Moodle).

For further information see:

Assessment and permitted materials

Written online exam, >60% of the points must be achieved for a positive result.

The exam for the lecture takes the form of a "24h-take-home/open-book online exam":
- If you are registered for this exam date, you will receive the questions/questionnaires for this exam by e-mail on the above start date/time. From this point on, you have 24 hours to work on the questions. You will find all further instructions on the questionnaire.
- After the 24 hours, return this paper/essay and the exam paper online (via Moodle).
- Further information on the (online) procedure can be found at the respective examination date.

- You can use all documents and resources available to you for your work; however, they must be cited in accordance with the requirements of scientific work.
- Please let the course instructor know at least 2 weeks before the exam date if you do not have the necessary technical infrastructure (computer, internet access, etc.) to take the exam.

- Reserve enough time for your work on this day.
- You have to register via https://uspace.univie.ac.at/ for/before the respective exam date (please note the deadlines for registration)!
Otherwise, no grade can be issued for this exam.
- By registering for this course/examination, you agree that all written (partial) achievements submitted by you via Moodle will be checked with the automated plagiarism check software Turnitin.
- You can find the exam dates on u:find in the description of this course under "Exam dates"

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Written online exam, >60% of the points must be achieved for a positive result (see point Type of performance assessment).

* The work will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
# scientific quality
# Stringency and well-founded argumentation
# Consideration of the existing scientific literature (and its citation)
# Originality
# Interdisciplinarity
- Bring in your own disciplinary background

- The aim of this exam is not to reproduce what you have learned, but to independently write a short scientific paper/essay on the topic of the respective exam question(s), in which you develop your own ideas, arguments and concepts.
- Since this form of the exam offers sufficient time for work and research, a high-quality paper/essay that meets the criteria of a small scientific work (extended abstract) is expected.

%/points | grade
93-100 | sehr gut (1)
81-92 | gut (2)
71-80 | befriedigend (3)
61-70 | genügend (4)
0-60 | nicht genügend (5)

- You must (a) be registered for this course and (b) register via https://uspace.univie.ac.at/ for/before the respective exam date (please note the registration deadlines)!
Otherwise, no grade can be issued for this exam.
- If, after registering for an exam date, you decide not to take part in the exam, you must deregister from this exam before the deadline.
- If the exam is canceled without giving an important reason or is not uploaded to Moodle within the specified period, the exam will be assessed as "insufficient".

Last modified: Fr 08.04.2022 08:48