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701-1543-00L  Transdisciplinary Methods and Applications

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersP. Krütli, M. Stauffacher
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Catalogue data

AbstractThe course deals with transdisciplinary (td) methods, concepts and their applications in the context of case studies and other problem oriented research projects. Td methods are used in research at the science-society interface and when collaborating across scientific disciplines.
Students learn to apply methods within a functional framework. The format of the course is seminar-like, interactive.
ObjectiveAt the end of the course students should:

Know:
-Function, purpose and algorithm of a selected number of transdisciplinary methods

Understand:
-Functional application in case studies and other problem oriented projects

Be able to reflect on:
-Potential, limits, and necessity of transdisciplinary methods

Be prepared for:
-Transdisciplinary Case Study 2017
ContentThe lecture is structured as follows:

- Overview of concepts and methods of inter-/transdisciplinary integration of knowledge, values and interests (approx. 20%)
- Analysis of a selected number of transdisciplinary methods focusing problem framing, problem analysis, and impact (approx. 50%)
- Practical application of the methods in a broader project setting (approx. 30%)
Lecture notesHandouts are provided by the lecturers
LiteratureSelected scientific articles and book-chapters
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is recommended and helpful for students participating in the Transdisciplinary Case Study 2017.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersP. Krütli, M. Stauffacher
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
701-1543-00 GTransdisciplinary Methods and Applications2 hrs
Mon13-15CHN E 46 »
P. Krütli, M. Stauffacher

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