You will be expected to return weekly about 1/2 pages written on the
material that you have read for that week / on the topic of that week.
When you give your presentation, you don't need to return an
There are two motivations:
- to encourage active processing of the material, and
- to prepare oneself for the discussions in the seminar session.
Assignments so far
- Writing assignment 1 on the first three chapters of Tomasello's
book was due on Monday 17.9. at noon.
- Writing assignment 2 on the rest of Tomasello's
book is due on Monday 24.9. at noon.
You might e.g. outline 3-5 main points that you found interesting, and
perhaps also comment on some of them briefly (space allowing) from
your own perspective. Or you may concentrate on just one point.
Alternatively, you can identify interesting questions that the
material raises, or which arise in you when reading the material.
Return your assignment in plain ascii text by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, at the latest
on Monday at 12 o'clock. Use the following Subject for your email:
Writing assignment X, where X is the number of the assignment. The
returned assignments will be read by the lecturer and/or course
assistant. Be prepared also to present your views in class during
We appreciate it if you wish to share your written output with others
in class. If you do, please say so when returning your assignment. The
course organizers will then put it on the internal web pages of the
Returning assignments after the seminar session
If you are unable to do the writing assignment before a particular
session, you can instead return at least 1 page afterwards,
then taking also into account the discussion. This can be e.g. in the
form of a "learning journal".
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