13655 - Un/Disciplining Knowledge: Technology, Science, and Society in Transformation Modulübersicht

Module Number: 13655
Module Title:Un/Disciplining Knowledge: Technology, Science, and Society in Transformation
  Epistemischer Ungehorsam: Technik, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft im Wandel
Department: Faculty 5 - Business, Law and Social Sciences
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. phil. habil. Schwarz, Astrid
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every winter semester
Credits: 6
Learning Outcome:By the end of the module students are able to develop a research question within the academic field of Science and Technology Studies and create and present a research design, as well as identify and make use of appropriate sources of empirical material for your analysis, furthermore to identifiy, select and compare appropriate concepts and methods relating to an interdisciplinary research field and analyse changes in fields of science and technology with respect to knowledge forms.
Contents:This module presents central theories and approaches developed in Science and Technology Studies. The module focuses on questions about disciplining and undisciplining knowledge, the corresponding epistemic and ontological perspectives and the political economy of science. It explores concepts being concerned about shifting concepts of disciplinarity, such as interdisciplinarity, transdisciplinarity or postdisciplinarity.
Recommended Prerequisites:Knowledge from the courses
  • Technik in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft
  • Philosophy of Science in Practice
Mandatory Prerequisites:none
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Lecture / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Seminar / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:Literature and learning materials are given in the course description.
Module Examination:Continuous Assessment (MCA)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:
  • short scientific essay, max. 4000 words (45%)
  • scientific review, max. 2500 words (40%)
  • presentation, max. 15 minutes (15%)

The oral part of the examination can be done digitally or as a virtual meeting if the conditions for an examination in presence are not given.
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Master (research-oriented) / Angewandte Mathematik / PO 2008
  • Master (research-oriented) / Angewandte Mathematik / PO 2019
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Architektur / PO 2014
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Double Degree / Architektur / PO 2014
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Architektur / PO 2022
  • Master (research-oriented) / Architektur / PO 2016 - NF 2020
  • Master (research-oriented) / Artificial Intelligence / PO 2022
  • Master (research-oriented) / Bauen und Erhalten / PO 2007
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Extended Semester / Bauingenieurwesen / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Bauingenieurwesen / PO 2017 - (6 FS)
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Bauingenieurwesen / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Extended Semester / Bauingenieurwesen / PO 2022
  • Master (research-oriented) / Bauingenieurwesen / PO 2014
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Bauingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Bauingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Bauingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Bau- und Kunstgeschichte / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (applied) / Betriebswirtschaftslehre / PO 2017 - 1. SÄ 2019
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Betriebswirtschaftslehre / PO 2011
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Betriebswirtschaftslehre / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Betriebswirtschaftslehre / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Betriebswirtschaftslehre - dual / PO 2019
  • Bachelor (applied) / Biotechnologie / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (applied) - Double Degree / Biotechnologie / PO 2021
  • Master (applied) / Biotechnology / PO 2018
  • Master (applied) - Extended Semester / Biotechnology / PO 2018 - (4 FS)
  • Master (research-oriented) / Cyber Security / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Digitale Gesellschaft / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / eBusiness / PO 2007
  • Master (research-oriented) / eBusiness / PO 2007
  • Bachelor (applied) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2014
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2019 - 1. SÄ 2020
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2022
  • Master (applied) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2018
  • Master (applied) - Extended Semester / Elektrotechnik / PO 2018 - (4 FS)
  • Master (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2014
  • Master (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2019 - 1. SÄ 2020
  • Master (research-oriented) / Elektrotechnik / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Elektrotechnik - dual / PO 2018 - ausbildungsintegrierend
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Elektrotechnik - dual / PO 2018 - praxisintegrierend
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Elektrotechnik - dual / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Elektrotechnik - dual / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Energietechnik und Energiewirtschaft / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Energietechnik und Energiewirtschaft / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Environmental and Resource Management / PO 2011 - 2. SÄ 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) - Double Degree / Environmental and Resource Management / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Environmental and Resource Management / PO 2021
  • Bachelor (applied) / Hebammenwissenschaft / PO 2021
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Hebammenwissenschaft / PO 2021
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Informatik / PO 2008 - 1. SÄ 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Informatik / PO 2008 - 2. SÄ 2017
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Informations- und Medientechnik / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Informations- und Medientechnik / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (applied) / Instrumental- und Gesangspädagogik / PO 2019
  • Master (research-oriented) / Klimagerechtes Bauen und Betreiben / PO 2018 - SÄ 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Kultur und Technik / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Kultur und Technik / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Künstliche Intelligenz / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Künstliche Intelligenz Technologie / PO 2022
  • Master (research-oriented) / Künstliche Intelligenz Technologie / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Landnutzung und Wasserbewirtschaftung / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Landnutzung und Wasserbewirtschaftung / PO 2011
  • Master (research-oriented) / Landnutzung und Wasserbewirtschaftung / PO 2018
  • Bachelor of Education / Lehramt Primarstufe / PO 2023
  • Master (research-oriented) / Leichtbau und Werkstofftechnologie / PO 2023
  • Master (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Place / Leichtbau und Werkstofftechnologie - dual / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (applied) / Maschinenbau / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Maschinenbau / PO 2006
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Maschinenbau / PO 2021
  • Master (applied) / Maschinenbau / PO 2018 - SÄ 2021
  • Master (applied) - Extended Semester / Maschinenbau / PO 2018 (4 FS) - SÄ 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Maschinenbau / PO 2006 - 2. SÄ 2012
  • Master (research-oriented) / Maschinenbau / PO 2023
  • Master (research-oriented) - Reduced Semester / Maschinenbau / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Maschinenbau - dual / PO 2018 - ausbildungsintegrierend
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Maschinenbau - dual / PO 2018 - praxisintegrierend
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Maschinenbau - dual / PO 2021
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Maschinenbau - dual / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Place / Maschinenbau - dual / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Materialchemie / PO 2018
  • Master (research-oriented) / Materialchemie / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Mathematik / PO 2019
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Mathematik / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Mathematik - dual / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Medizininformatik / PO 2016
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Medizintechnik / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Medizintechnik - dual / PO 2022
  • Master (research-oriented) / Nachwachsende Rohstoffe und Erneuerbare Energien / PO 2008
  • Bachelor (applied) / Pflegewissenschaft / PO 2017
  • Bachelor (applied) / Pflegewissenschaft / PO 2020
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Pflegewissenschaft / PO 2020
  • Master (research-oriented) / Physics / PO 2021
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Physik / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Physik / PO 2018
  • Master (research-oriented) / Power Engineering / PO 2016
  • Bachelor (applied) / Soziale Arbeit / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (applied) - Double Degree / Soziale Arbeit / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (applied) / Soziale Arbeit / PO 2020
  • Bachelor (applied) - Double Degree / Soziale Arbeit / PO 2020
  • Master (applied) / Soziale Arbeit / PO 2018
  • Master (applied) / Soziale Arbeit / PO 2020
  • Master (research-oriented) / Stadt- und Regionalplanung / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (applied) / Therapiewissenschaften / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Transformation Studies / PO 2024
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Umweltingenieurwesen / PO 2006 - 3. SÄ 2018
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Umweltingenieurwesen / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Umweltingenieurwesen / PO 2012 - 2. SÄ 2018
  • Master (research-oriented) / Umweltingenieurwesen / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) - Double Degree / Verarbeitungstechnologien der Werkstoffe / PO 2015
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Verfahrenstechnik / PO 2013
  • Bachelor (applied) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2008
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2019
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2023
  • Master (applied) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2018
  • Master (applied) - Extended Semester / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2018 - (4 FS)
  • Master (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2008
  • Master (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2019
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (applied) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2018
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Integrated Vocational Training / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - dual / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsmathematik / PO 2007
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsmathematik / PO 2023
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) - Co-Op Programme with Practical Placement / Wirtschaftsmathematik - dual / PO 2023
  • Master (research-oriented) / World Heritage Studies / PO 2008 - NF 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) - Double Degree / World Heritage Studies / PO 2008 - 4. SÄ 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) - Double Degree / World Heritage Studies / PO 2021
 This module has been approved for the general studies.
Remarks:German-speaking teachers are available if required. Further information on this can be found in the course description.
Module Components:
  • Seminar - 4 SWS
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: