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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.

2023W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

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 get to know the specifics of online communication
  • 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

  • online lectures
  • teamwork incl. exercises for moderating virtual groups
  • group seminar work
  • discussion in virtual rooms

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Schedule for Winterterm 2023/2024:

Preliminary meeting: Tuesday, October 10th 2023 at 14:00 - Online in Zoom (!

Meeting-ID “622 3023 2435” Passcode ”eTut@2023”

Lecture: see schedule (blocked 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

Tue14:00 - 14:3010.10.2023 Online in Zoom: Meeting-ID “622 3023 2435” Passcode ”eTut@2023” (LIVE)Preliminary meeting
Wed14:00 - 16:0025.10.2023 Seminarraum DTL, 1040 Wien, Paniglgasse 16, Mezzanin, Raum AKZE02ABlock 1
Tue14:00 - 16:0007.11.2023 Online in Zoom: Meeting-ID “622 3023 2435” Passcode ”eTut@2023”Block 2
Tue14:00 - 16:0021.11.2023 Seminarraum DTL, 1040 Wien, Paniglgasse 16, Mezzanin, Raum AKZE02A (LIVE)Block 3
Tue14:00 - 16:0028.11.2023 Online in Zoom: Meeting-ID “622 3023 2435” Passcode ”eTut@2023”Block 4
Tue14:00 - 16:0005.12.2023 Online in Zoom: Meeting-ID “622 3023 2435” Passcode ”eTut@2023” (LIVE)Block 5
Tue14:00 - 16:0012.12.2023 Online in Zoom: Meeting-ID “622 3023 2435” Passcode ”eTut@2023” (LIVE)Moderation session
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
03.08.2023 12:00 24.10.2023 18:00 24.10.2023 18:00

Registration modalities

course registration via TISS (login required)


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Not specified
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


Relevant teaching material is provided within the TUWEL course.