INTELLECTUAL RESPONSIBILITY IN A COMPLEX WORLD
2014/2015, Semester 2
University Scholars Programme (University Scholars Programme)
Modular Credits: 4
This course prepares students for intellectual life beyond the university by modelling and asking students to engage in responsible reading, thinking, teaching, writing, and dialogue. The module will be taught by a multidisciplinary faculty of four and will examine a theme from several disciplinary perspectives. Students will be challenged to critically read and productively respond to assumptions, evidence, and methods from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. This module builds upon and expands USP’s goal of developing socially engaged thinkers, readers, and writers with the skills necessary to understand and intervene in debates concentrated in but relevant beyond specific disciplines and academia.
Open to students in years 3 and above
Not applicable to USP modules.
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week