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Hubert Annen: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Dr. Hubert Annen
Address
MILAK
Kaserne
8903 Birmensdorf ZH
SWITZERLAND
Telephone058 484 82 31
Fax058 484 82 00
E-mailhubert.annen@milak.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.vtg.admin.ch/internet/vtg/de/home/schweizerarmee/organisation/hkaneu/milak/lehre.html
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
851-0000-00LLearning Environments for Training: Planning, Operation, Assessment Information Restricted registration - show details
Only for Public Policy BA and DAS Military Sciences.
4 credits2GE. Ziegler, H. Annen, A. Deiglmayr
AbstractIn this lecture practical aspects of learning environments directed to training with respect to planning, operation and assessment are introduced comprising (a) presentations about their theoretical background, (b) discussions of practical aspects and (c) practical exercises.
ObjectiveThe participants have the knowledge and skills necessary for planning, preparing, and implementing good lessons. They apply their knowledge adaptively and based on findings from the research on learning and instruction literature.
ContentThe lecture consists of two parts: Basics of Learning skills and militrary didactics. The first part comprises insights in teaching and learning research, performance assessment, knowledge tranfer and evaluation. Military didactics deal with specific aspects of military education: The planning of learning environments for schools and courses, the definition of learning objectives for military exercises, controlling and E-Learning within the army.
Lecture notesThe lecture comprises interactive parts where the participants elaborate and extend their knowledge and skills. There is no comprehensive written documentation of the lecture: the participants can download presentation slides, learning materials, and templates from "Moodle".
LiteratureThe necessary literature can be downloaded from "Moodle".
853-0037-00LMilitary Psychology and Pedagogy I Restricted registration - show details
Only for Public Policy BA
4 credits2V + 1UH. Annen
AbstractExamine the fundamentals of the two sciences and establish links with military life. Discuss various schools of thought in psychology and focus on content and process theories of motivation. Explore characteristics of pedagogical thinking and discuss the values of military education with reference to the young adult serving in the armed forces.
Objective- Becoming acquainted with basic psychological views of human behaviour and experience
- Knowing content- and process theories of motivation and being able to transfer them to the military context
- Knowing the possibilities and limitations of military education and deriving consequences
ContentOverall, the objective is to become acquainted with the basics of both scientific areas and to make references to military practice. Military psychology is a branch of applied psychology; consequently selected aspects of psychological principles will be covered. Military pedagogy hasn't yet established itself firmly as an independent scientific discipline, it nevertheless can draw on a deep-seated tradition in Switzerland. Thus, the great importance that has been attached to the discussion of education in Swiss society and academia will be taken into account.
Subjects:
- History of military psychology
- Psychological images of humanity (psychoanalysis, behaviourism, behavioural biology, humanistic psychology, cognitivism)
- Motivational theories
- Defence-, service-, operational- and combat motivation
- Swiss military pedagogy
- Education as defining feature of pedagogic thinking and acting

This course is completedy by a compulsary one week course between terms.
Literature- Annen, H., Steiger, R. & Zwygart, U.: Gemeinsam zum Ziel, Huber, Frauenfeld 2004 (provided as pdf)
- Stadelmann, J.: Führung unter Belastung, Huber, Frauenfeld 1998 (provided as pdf)

The lecture is supported by a virtual learning environment containing relevant documents (presentations and texts) and information to further literature.
853-0037-01LMilitary Psychology and Pedagogy I (without Exercises)3 credits2VH. Annen
AbstractExamine the fundamentals of the two sciences and establish links with military life. Discuss various schools of thought in psychology and focus on content and process theories of motivation. Explore characteristics of pedagogical thinking and discuss the values of military education with reference to the young adult serving in the armed forces.
Objective- Becoming acquainted with basic psychological views of human behaviour and experience
- Knowing content- and process theories of motivation and being able to transfer them to the military context
- Knowing the possibilities and limitations of military education and deriving consequences
ContentOverall, the objective is to become acquainted with the basics of both scientific areas and to make references to military practice. Military psychology is a branch of applied psychology; consequently selected aspects of psychological principles will be covered. Military pedagogy hasn't yet established itself firmly as an independent scientific discipline, it nevertheless can draw on a deep-seated tradition in Switzerland. Thus, the great importance that has been attached to the discussion of education in Swiss society and academia will be taken into account.
Subjects:
- History of military psychology
- Psychological images of humanity (psychoanalysis, behaviourism, behavioural biology, humanistic psychology, cognitivism)
- Motivational theories
- Defence-, service-, operational- and combat motivation
- Swiss military pedagogy
- Education as defining feature of pedagogic thinking and acting
Literature- Annen, H., Steiger, R. & Zwygart, U.: Gemeinsam zum Ziel, Huber, Frauenfeld 2004 (provided as pdf)
- Stadelmann, J.: Führung unter Belastung, Huber, Frauenfeld 1998 (provided as pdf)

The lecture is supported by a virtual learning environment containing relevant documents (presentations and texts) and information to further literature.