With the collaboration of Francisco Saenz Valluerca, director of the Francisco de Vitoria Library of the University of Salamanca.
The main goals of this course are for students to be able to:
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BS6: To have a foundation of knowledge solid enough to be able to innovate in the development and/or implementation of ideas, especially for research purposes.
BS7: The ability to apply the knowledge acquired and to solve problems in new or little known areas within wider (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
BS8: The ability to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexities of forming opinions based on incomplete or limited information, including reflections on social responsibilities and ethics related to the application of their expertise and judgements.
BS9: The ability to clearly and unambiguously express conclusions, stating the knowledge and reasons behind them, to both experts and non-specialized audiences.
BS10: Learning skills to conduct further studies and research in a self-directed and autonomous way.
GS1: The ability to produce readable, detailed and technically correct documents and research work that meets the current international standards for the disciplines.
SS2: Mastery of the analytical tools provided by philosophy to facilitate the clear identification of the semantic, logical, epistemological, ontological, axiological and ethical factors in the fields of science and technology.
On-site theoretical lectures: For each of the topics dealt with in the lectures. Structure: a) introduction to the topic, outline and description of the main contents; b) provision of complementary material to facilitate students' preparation of the subject and guidance on the nature and contents of the main sources.
Work, seminars and complementary activities Students are expected to:
Tutoring sessions: Their purpose is to monitor students' understanding of the subject matter presented and to clarify doubts and answer questions about the contents of each of the topics dealt with in the course. This encourages teacher-student communication, which helps students in their learning process and in the production of papers.
Assessment is mainly based on class participation and on the practical exercises completed during lectures or tutorial sessions. The final paper will consist of the planning of the project for the final master's degree paper. The weight of each of these activities on the final grade will be as follows: