187.236 Communication and Moderation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to distinguish between various methods to improve social cohesion (e.g. coaching, mentoring, study circles) and to conduct themselves simple practical exercises pertaining to these methods. They should be able to assess the quality of various moderation and coaching processes. They should be able to reflect critically about this topic.

Subject of course

The lecture is an introduction into communication and moderation. In the first part of the lecture, psychological and sociological aspects of communication will be discussed. In the second part, different methods of moderation will be presented.

Teaching methods

Presentation by professor, conduction of simple practical exercises by the professor, guiding students for their presentations and practical exercises

!!This semester there will be no presentations by students. There will be a Zoom meeting with a brief introduction into the topics of the lecture (25.11., 10:00). Questions can be asked during this meeting. Further information will be provided in TUWEL.!!

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS Breakdown: 3 ECTS=75 hours

26 h Lectures

34 h Presentation preparations

15 h Assignments



Examination modalities

Presentations and conduction of simple practical exercises

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
13.09.2020 20:00 27.10.2020 23:00 28.10.2020 23:00



Fremuth, Joachim (2000) Moderation in der Hochschule. Hamburg: Windmühle Verlag