814.523 (14S) Guided Reading: Energy in Environmental History

Sommersemester 2014

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04.03.2014 14:00 - 15:00 , IFF, Schottenfeldgasse 29, SR 6
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Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Guided Reading: Energy in Environmental History
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
11 (12 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
01.03.2014
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Ability to read scholarly literature for the use of one's own writing, overview over roles of energy (transitions) in history.

Lehrmethodik

short intro lecture by teacher. Each week, short intro about the context of the article in question by a student, followed by close reading and intensive discussion.

Inhalt/e

This is a GUIDED READING course. You will read one article per week and prepare it for class discussion. For one article, you will research the context (author, other relevant literature, etc.), prepare a handout and give a short introduction. You are expected to engage actively in a detailed discussion of all articles.

Themen

  • Energy as a key issue and concept of interdisciplinary environmental history
  • Energy transitions in (world) history
  • Energy crises past and present
  • Energy sources and their social and ecological implications
  • Energy conflicts – energy revolutions - energy wars?
  • Energy scarcity and (technological) innovation

Schlagworte

Environmental history, energy, technology

Lehrziel

Students learn to critically read scholarly literature in environmental history, they achieve an overview of important ways to address energy (in environmental history).

Erwartete Vorkenntnisse keine Anmeldevoraussetzung

A proficiency in English is necessary, as the course is held in English.

Literatur

In addition to the literature we discuss, R. White: Chapter I: Knowing Nature through Labor. In: R. White: The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River: Hill and Wang, 1995, pp. 3-29 is recommended.

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Participation and hence, attendance, is mandatory Written Paper/Schriftliche Arbeit: Handout, approx. 2 pages

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

Participation is key. 30% of your grade is based on your presentation, 70% on your contributions to the discussion.

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Humanökologie (SKZ: 919, Version: 05W.1)
    • Fach: Modul 2: Vertiefende Lehrveranstaltungen aus Sozial- und Humanökologie (Pflichtfach)
      • Vertiefende Lehrveranstaltungen aus Sozial- und Humanökologie ( 6.0h SE / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 814.523 Guided Reading: Energy in Environmental History (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Humanökologie (SKZ: 919, Version: 05W.1)
    • Fach: Modul 6: Spezialgebiete und Ergänzungsfächer (Wahlfach)
      • Spezialgebiete und Ergänzungsfächer ( 0.0h XX / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 814.523 Guided Reading: Energy in Environmental History (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Sommersemester 2019
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 814.523 SE Guided Reading: Energy in History and Social Ecology (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)