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.

2021W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

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

  1. generate a research question or aim to focus work
  2. conduct a search of academic literature on a specific topic
  3. critically read and discuss academic peer reviewed literature
  4. synthesise literature into a coherent argument
  5. write a well structured essay on the focus topic
  6. present key insights orally

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

- technologies for promoting positive mental health and wellbeing

- human-centred robotics

Teaching methods

Seminar group discussions, presentations of work in progress

Mode of examination


Additional information

Preliminary meeting:  <5 Oct 10:00-12:00> attendance is mandatory.

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: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Tue10:00 - 12:0005.10.2021 See TUWEL for zoom link (LIVE)Introduction - choosing topics. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81799680722?pwd=cGVKM3R6ZTdueVRsbTlldFdGVHJ5dz09
Tue10:00 - 12:0019.10.2021 See TUWEL for zoom link (LIVE)Seminar 2 - discuss topics & plans
Tue10:00 - 12:0016.11.2021 See TUWEL for zoom link (LIVE)Seminar 3 - focus, outline, plan
Tue10:00 - 12:0014.12.2021 See TUWEL for zoom link (LIVE)Seminar - optional check-in
Tue10:00 - 12:0011.01.2022 See TUWEL for zoom link (LIVE)Seminar - final

Examination modalities

~20 page written seminar paper

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.10.2021 12:00 27.11.2021 12:00 03.12.2021 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Mandatory1. Semester


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