|Semester||fall semester 2021|
|Course frequency||Every fall sem.|
Paul Burger (email@example.com)
Patricia Holm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Frank Christian Krysiak (email@example.com)
|Content||In this introductory course (core lecture), participants are familiarized with the topic of sustainability from scientific perspectives. In this lecture, a first insight into the background, the history, and the important concepts of SD will be provided. An overview on the important current topics in sustainable development and their peculiarities will be given. As well, the political and the societal meaning and the scientific approaches towards SD will be discussed.
|Learning objectives||- Students have acquired knowledge of the background, the history, and the important concepts of SD;
- they can distinguish between the political and the societal meaning and the scientific approaches towards SD;
- they are aware of the high complexity of SD topics, in terms of spatio-temporal relationships, in terms of the necessary contribution of different disciplines, and in terms of divergent perspectives;
- they gain an overview on the important current topics in SD and acquire knowledge of the peculiarities of these topics;
- they learn to transfer general concepts of SD topics on new topics.
|Bibliography||tba in class|
|Comments||This core lecture is mandatory for every MSD student. Be aware of participation and registration criteria incl. final examination.
The lecture is offered by the MSD. Prof. Dr. Patricia Holm, Paul Burger (lead) and Frank Krysiak are heading the MSD teaching committee.
|Admission requirements||Exclusively for MSD-students (incl. prep. semester).|
|Course application||Course enrollment on MOnA should be completed by the beginning of the teaching period (withdrawal possible until Monday of week five).
Exclusively for MSD-students (incl. preparation semester MSD).
|Language of instruction||English|
|Use of digital media||No specific media used|
|Date||21.09.2021 – 21.12.2021|
Tuesday, 08.15-09.45 Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118
|Tuesday 21.09.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 28.09.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 05.10.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 12.10.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 19.10.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 26.10.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 02.11.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 09.11.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 16.11.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 23.11.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 30.11.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 07.12.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 14.12.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
|Tuesday 21.12.2021||08.15-09.45||Kollegienhaus, Hörsaal 118|
Module: Interdisciplinary Research in Sustainability (Master's Studies: Sustainable Development)
|Assessment format||record of achievement|
|Assessment details||Regular attendance mandatory, required readings, presentation. Details according to information of the lecturers.
Final written examination (details according to information of lecturers): 14.12.21, during usual lecture time, in the usual lecture hall.
Repeat examination (details according to information of lecturers): 25.01.22, during usual lecture time; room tba.
If after a 2nd attempt the result is a fail (score lower than 4.0) again, the student is expelled from the MSD (see study regulations).
|Assessment registration/deregistration||Reg./dereg.: course registr./cancel registr. via MOnA|
|Repeat examination||one repetition, best attempt counts|
|Repeated registration||no repetition|
|Responsible faculty||University of Basel|
|Offered by||Departement Umweltwissenschaften|