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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.

2023W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • 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:

- human-centered AI/robotics

- assistive technology in care and work contexts

- human augmentation

- virtual agents as interaction partners

Teaching methods

Seminar group discussions, presentations of work in progress

Mode of examination


Additional information

Preliminary meeting:  <5 Oct 10:15-11:45> attendance in zoom 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

Thu10:15 - 11:4505.10.2023 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96952427544?pwd=VVVNTW9jeWVxU242VFJLQVlsbjJJQT09Seminar 1 - Introduction
Thu10:15 - 11:4519.10.2023 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96952427544?pwd=VVVNTW9jeWVxU242VFJLQVlsbjJJQT09Seminar 2 - discuss topics & plans
Thu10:15 - 11:4516.11.2023 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96952427544?pwd=VVVNTW9jeWVxU242VFJLQVlsbjJJQT09Seminar 3 - focus, outline, plan
Thu10:15 - 11:4514.12.2023 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96952427544?pwd=VVVNTW9jeWVxU242VFJLQVlsbjJJQT09Seminar 4 - check-in for peer review
Thu10:15 - 11:4511.01.2024 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96952427544?pwd=VVVNTW9jeWVxU242VFJLQVlsbjJJQT09Seminar 5 - final

Examination modalities

~20 page written seminar paper

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.10.2023 12:00 25.11.2023 12:00 01.12.2023 12:00


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


No lecture notes are available.