015.087 E-Tutoring, Moderation of E-Learning
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • to independently moderate simply-structured online learning units.
  • to evaluate and use features in TUWEL courses (Moodle) from the perspective of the teacher as well as from a didactic point of view.
  • to avoid online moderation errors.
  • to perform target group analyses and transfer their results to online learning settings.
  • to recognize and consider conditions of virtual group development.
  • to inform themselves about current e-learning tools and to select them for their training needs.
  • to distinguish different tasks, competences and roles of e-tutors.

Subject of course

  • knowledge of various fields of e-tutoring
  • qualifications profile of e-tutors
  • different roles of e-tutors within various organization structures
  • online communication in e-tutoring
  • introduction to Moodle/TUWEL

Teaching methods

  • frontal lecture
  • teamwork incl. exercises for moderating virtual groups
  • group seminar work
  • discussion in seminar rooms

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Place and Time for Winterterm 2019/2020:

Preliminary meeting: Tuesday, October 8th 2019 at 14:30 (seminar room 1.st floor - Teaching Support Center, Gußhausstraße 28 / E061)

Location: https://tsc.tuwien.ac.at//kontakt_team/

Lecture: Tuesdays, from 14:30 to 16:45 (block course)

Note: Even if you are registered on the waiting list, we recommend you to come to the preliminary meeting as experience has shown not all registered students will attend the course.



Course dates

Tue14:30 - 15:3008.10.2019 Seminar room Teaching Support CenterPreliminary meeting
Tue14:30 - 16:4522.10.2019 Lecture Hall Teaching Support CenterBlock 1
Tue14:30 - 16:4529.10.2019 Seminar room Teaching Support CenterBlock 2
Tue14:30 - 16:4512.11.2019 Online - details see SemesterprogrammBlock 3 (Online)
Tue14:30 - 16:4526.11.2019 Seminar room Teaching Support CenterBlock 4
Tue14:30 - 16:4503.12.2019 Online - details see SemesterprogrammBlock 5 (Online)
Mon14:30 - 16:4509.12.2019 Online - Details see SemesterprogrammModeration session (Slot 2)
Tue14:30 - 16:4510.12.2019 Online - details see SemesterprogrammModeration session (Slot 3)
Thu14:30 - 16:4512.12.2019 Online - details see SemesterprogrammModeration session (Slot 1)
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • submission of exercises and a seminar paper in TUWEL
  • participation in discussion sessions
  • continuous participation
  • e-moderation performance
  • completion of an online training session

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
10.07.2019 09:00 21.10.2019 14:30 21.10.2019 14:30

Registration modalities

course registration via TISS (login required)



Relevant teaching material is provided within the TUWEL course.