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Introduction to Ancient Philosophy 2400-OG-EN-IAP
Konwersatorium (KON) Semestr letni 2021/22

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 20
Limit miejsc: (brak limitu)
Zaliczenie: Zaliczenie na ocenę
Liczba godzin zajęć prowadzonych z wykorzystaniem metod i technik kształcenia na odległość`: (tylko po angielsku) 50 percent (15H)
1. eLearning classes in a synchronous mode using a video chat app based on materials posted on the NCU Moodle platform

NCU Moodle Platform https://moodle.umk.pl/course/view.php?id=995
Big Blue Button App

Necessary technical Resources:

• computer / tablet /smartphone
• Internet connection
• Adobe Reader or another .pdf file reader
• MS Office/ LibreOffice or another compatible text editor
• .djvu file viewer
• Video player

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Students will be required to complete and pass

9 writing assignments,

11 quizzes,

1 presentation,

and the final test.

Students will also be required to read outside of class, participate meaningfully and respectfully in online discussions, maintain good attendance, have a respectful and positive attitude!

Methodology

A combination of lecture, class discussion, presentations, videos, cooperative learning, and problem-based learning will be used in this course. Grades will be determined by the satisfactory and timely completion of assignments. The grade of each assignment is based on the prerequisite given for each assignment.

Points scoring

Graded Items

Points

% of Final Grade

Homework

9 x 3 = 27

27%

Attendance

10 x 1 = 10

10%

Quizzes

11 x 2 = 22

22%

Introduction

1

1%

Presentation

6

6%

Questionnaire

1

1%

Final Exam

33

33%

100

100%

Final course score and final grade equivalent

Insufficient (2) - (0-60%)

Sufficient (3) - (60-68%)

Satisfactory (3+) - (68-76%)

Good (4) - (76-84%)

Very Good (4+) - (84-92%)

Excellent (5) - (92-100%)

Assessment methods:

- activity – W1, W2, U1, U2, U3, U4, K1, K2, K3

- quizzes – W1, W2, U1, U2

- essays - W1, W2, U1, U2, U3, U4, K2, K3

- posts published in the Discussion Forum - W1, W2, U1, U2, U3, K1, K2, K3

- Final Test - W1, W2, U1, U2

The prerequisite requirement of the admission to the Final Test is the activity during classes, and the completion of the all the components of the course such as quizzes, essays and posts.

The student work is assessed in several ways, which are all closely connected with the tructure of the course and the implemented activities.

• IN THE PRESENTATION SECTION – the presentation prepared by the students is assessed not only by the lecturer, but also by other students by means of Choice activity.

• IN THE QUIZ SECTION: a test checking the comprehension of the material presented in the historical section.

• IN THE PRACTICAL SECTION Glossary activity helps to assess student's grasp of the main ideas of the topic and of the terms discussed, his/her activity, and the ability to build definitions.

• IN THE ASSIGNMEN/HOMEWORK SECTION - the Assignment/Homework activity allows to evaluate the student's work

• IN THE ASSESMENT OF THE STUDENT PRESENTATION SECTION - mutual assessment of homework by students takes place.

• IN THE DISCUSSION FORUM SECTION - the Forum allows to assess student's activity by giving insight into the Discussion Forum entries.

• THE FINAL TEST – the online Quiz activity – the test is composed of 45 questions concerning each course unit randomly selected from the Question Bank. The prerequisite of admission to the Final Test is the completion of the all the components of the course such as quizzes, posts, presentations and assignments.

Students will also be required to read outside of class, participate meaningfully and respectfully in online discussions, maintain good attendance, have a respectful and positive attitude!

Methodology

A combination of lecture, class discussion, presentations, videos, cooperative learning, and problem-based learning will be used in this course. Grades will be determined by the satisfactory and timely completion of assignments. The grade of each assignment is based on the prerequisite given for each assignment.

Points scoring

Graded Items

Points

% of Final Grade

Homework

9 x 3 = 27

27%

Attendance

10 x 1 = 10

10%

Quizzes

11 x 2 = 22

22%

Introduction

1

1%

Presentation

6

6%

Questionnaire

1

1%

Final Exam

33

33%

100

100%

Final course score and final grade equivalent

Insufficient (2) - (0-60%)

Sufficient (3) - (60-68%)

Satisfactory (3+) - (68-76%)

Good (4) - (76-84%)

Very Good (4+) - (84-92%)

Excellent (5) - (92-100%)

Zakres tematów: (tylko po angielsku)

1. COURSE INTRODUCTION

2. SELECTING THE MOST INTERESTING PHILOSOPHER AND JUSTIFYING THE CHOICE

3. THE IONIAN SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY – MILESIANS AND HERACLITUS

4. THE ITALIAN SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY - PYTHAGORAS, PARMENIDES, ZENO AND EMPEDOCLES

5. PARMENIDES, ZENO AND EMPEDOCLES

6. PYTHAGOREANS, EMPEDOCLES AND THE REPETITION OF THE PRESOCRATIC PHILOSOPHY

7. THE SOPHISTS, SOCRATES,

8. PLATO’ THEORY OF FORMS, PLATO’S UTOPIA & ARISTOTLE

9. STOICS, EPICUREANS, AND SCEPTICS

10. FINAL TEST (TO BE DECIDED)

Metody dydaktyczne: (tylko po angielsku)

Expository teaching methods

- description

- informative lecture

- narration

- participatory lecture

- programmed material

Observation/demonstration teaching methods:

- description

- informative (conventional) lecture

- narration

- display

- staging

Exploratory teaching methods:

- biographical

- brainstorming

- case study

- practical

- presentation of a paper

Grupy zajęciowe

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Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Liczba osób w grupie / limit miejsc Akcje
1 każdy poniedziałek, 13:15 - 14:45, sala 317
Zbigniew Nerczuk 8/25 szczegóły
Wszystkie zajęcia odbywają się w budynku:
Wydział Filozofii i Nauk Społecznych (Collegium Minus)
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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.
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