Groundbreaking Ideas in Spatial Sciences

Faculteit Honours College
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode HCRW10105
Vaknaam Groundbreaking Ideas in Spatial Sciences
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Groundbreaking Ideas in Spatial Sciences
Leerdoelen After having passed this course, the student is able to:
• Discuss and reflect on what are regarded as groundbreaking ideas in the Spatial Sciences in its full width
• Aply the knowledge, understanding and skills gained in partially new and complex situations within the discipline of Spatial Sciences
• Form an opinion in situations where there is limited information, while keeping social and ethical aspects in mind.
• Present their reflections on groundbreaking ideas in written form and orally to an audience of specialists.
• Are able to conduct a discussion on wide-ranging social themes with their peers and with top academics.
• Use her/his inquiring, critical attitude and reflect on their own actions.
• To make a better informed choice regarding subsequent course modules and degree programme(s).
Omschrijving A number of top researchers of all departments of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences has selected a key publication that has had a groundbreaking inflluence on their academic thinking. The students have prepared the articles and enter into a discussion with the researcher about it. The students also select a Studium Generale lecture that they want to attend, discuss the lecture in class and link it to their studies thus far. Each student writes a short reflection report about each session. These reports are assessed.
Uren per week 2
Onderwijsvorm Seminaar, Zelfstudie
Toetsvorm Verslag(en)
Vaksoort Honours College-Bachelor
Coördinator dr. P.D. Groote
Docent(en) dr. P.D. Groote , S. van Lanen
Entreevoorwaarden Only accessible for FSS-students that have been admitted to the Bachelor Honours program of the UG.
Opmerkingen Except in the event of extraordinary circumstances, all Honours Programme course units have a 100% attendance requirement, which includes preparation for and active participation in the course units. (see EAR Honours program, article 3.6; to be found in Student Portal under Organizations)
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Verdieping - Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen  (Honours Programma Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen) 1 semester II b verplicht