187.131 Learning in Electronic Networks
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to reflect about topics of cognitive and educational psychology. They are also able to apply knowledge from cognitive psychology and educational psychology with the purpose of developing e-learning systems. They are able to explain their design decisions on the basis of theoretical knowledge from these areas. They are able to assess the quality of e-learning systems of others on the basis of cognitive and educational psychology.

Subject of course

The lecture "Networked Learning" is supposed to provide an introduction into the topic how learning can be supported by the usage of computers. An overview of different educational theories is provided. Then, investigations on e-learning are presented, and the term hypertext is discussed. An important aspect is the critical discussion of advantages and disadvantages of such forms of learning. In this context, practical examples are presented.

Teaching methods

Presentation of various theories from cognitive psychology and education, critical discussion of these ideas


Mode of examination


Additional information

Bei der Prüfung dürfen keine Unterlagen verwendet werden.


ECTS Breakdown: 3 ECTS=75 Stunden

28 Stunden Vorlesung

2 Stunden Prüfung

45 Stunden Vorbereitung Prüfung





Course dates

Wed14:00 - 16:0020.10.2021 Online (LIVE)Kick Off
Wed14:00 - 16:0010.11.2021 Online (LIVE)weekly lecture
Wed14:00 - 16:0017.11.2021 Online (LIVE)weekly lecture
Wed14:00 - 16:0024.11.2021 Online (LIVE)weekly lecture
Wed14:00 - 16:0001.12.2021 Online (LIVE)weekly lecture

Examination modalities

oral exam online anytime possible, please contact Prof. Pohl

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2021 00:00 10.12.2021 23:59 09.11.2021 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 532 Media Informatics and Visual Computing Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 950 Didactic for Informatics Mandatory


Driscoll, M.P.: Psychology of Learning for Instruction. Boston 2000 (Lerntheorien)

Lindsay, P.H., Norman, D.A.: Einführung in die Psychologie. Informationsaufnahme und -verarbeitung beim Menschen. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1981 (Kognitive Psychologie)

Motschnig R., Nykl, L.: Konstruktive Kommunikation. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta 2009 (E-Learning)

Pohl, M.: Hypertext und analoge Wissensrepräsentation. Frankfurt 2003 (Hypertext, E-Learning)

Preece, J., Rogers, Y., Sharp, H.: Interaction Design. Beyond Human-Computer Interaction. New York 2002 (Human-Computer Interaction)

Clark, R.C., Mayer, R.E.: E-Learning and the Science of Instruction. San Francisco 2003 (E-Learning)

Klauer, K., J., Leutner, D. (2007) Lehren und Lernen. Einführung in die Instruktionspsychologie. Weinheim, Basel: Beltz

Hasselhorn, M., Gold, A. (2006) Pädagogische Psychologie. Erfolgreiches Lernen und Lehren. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer

Vollmeyer, R., Brunstein, J. (Hrsg.) (2005) Motivationspsychologie und ihre Anwendung.Stuttgart: Kohlhammer

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