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Thinking - Problem solving - Deciding

level of course unit

1. Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
• learn the underlying processes of thinking.
• know the central phases of problem solving.
• know how to make better decisions.

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

• Basics of thinking
• Reflecting, justifying and arguing
• Phases of problem solving
• Decision algorithms

recommended or required reading

• Betsch, Tilmann et al.: Denken – Urteilen, Entscheiden, Problemlösen. Springer (in the current edition)
• Novella, Steven et al.: Bedienungsanleitung für deinen Verstand: Kritisch denken in einer Welt voller Halbwissen. Riva (in the current edition)
Schimank, Uwe: Die Entscheidungsgesellschaft: Komplexität und Rationalität der Moderne. VS (in the current edition)
• 1-2 current articles from professional journals

assessment methods and criteria

Online tasks, presentation, exam

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

eLearning quota in percent

15

course-hours-per-week (chw)

1

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

course unit code

09.BB.KOM.1.3

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none