193.039 Seminar Media and Human-Centered Computing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Aim of course

The overall goal of this seminar is to develop a deeper critical understanding of issues related to Media Informatics.

Examples could be to:

- understand and critically discuss different approaches to media informatics design

- understand the key debates within the relevant academic communities about different approaches

- identify the strengths, weaknesses and theoretical alignments of different approaches

- be able to make principled choices matching methods and theories and approaches to contexts.

Subject of course

Topic areas will be chosen in disucssion with the students.

Example topics could include:

- how values are embedded on software and technologies

- tecnologies for promoting positive mental health and wellbeing

- human-centred robotics

Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: http://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf

ECTS Breakdown (estimate - we will discuss and agree this)

Briefing and presentation topics: 2 hours

Lectures / Discussions: 8 hours

Literature search, group / individual topic identification: 15 hours

Create a seminar paper: 48 hours

Presentation of results / feedback: 2 hours


Total: 75 hours (3 credits)

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf
Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf



Course dates

Wed15:00 - 16:4517.10.2018 Fitzpatrick office - Argentinierstrasse 8, 02 10Introduction - choosing topics
Mon15:00 - 16:0012.11.2018 Fitzpatrick office - 02 10Focus topic, work to date, plan
Mon14:30 - 16:0010.12.2018 Fitzpatrick office - 02 10Seminar - paper outline, abstract, draft

Examination modalities

Final seminar paper and presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2018 12:00 24.11.2018 12:00 30.11.2018 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing 1. Semester


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