Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester
|Degree programme:||Bachelor Mechatronics Fulltime|
|Type of degree:||FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme|
|Winter Semester 2022|
|Course unit title||Critical Thinking|
|Course unit code||024515056105|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)||Compulsory|
|Semester when the course unit is delivered||Winter Semester 2022|
|Teaching hours per week||1|
|Year of study||2022|
|Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)||First Cycle (Bachelor)|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||2|
|Name of lecturer(s)||Roland PETERSTORFER|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
English as offered in the previous semesters.
Each of the seminars starts with a little quiz to illustrate how difficult it sometimes is to find the right solution and how easily we are deceived by our intuition and by relying on common sense.
Students will be equipped with a variety of techniques to think creatively and critically for both the academic and working world. They will be able to see the weaknesses and strengths of arguments and learn to apply these skills in their own work. As a result, they will also be able to find logical and coherent solutions to problems and develop sound arguments.
|Planned learning activities and teaching methods|
Seminars and practical exercises.
|Assessment methods and criteria|
THREE written assignments based on seminar content and submitted during the semester by the deadline as set at the beginning of the course. Participation.
Active participation and an open mind on part of the students are essential for making this course successful and enjoyable.
|Recommended or required reading|
Material will be provided on ILIAS or distributed by the lecturer.
|Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)|
Face to face seminars with compulsory attendance. In case of absence read study regulations, page 9.
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