193.051 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.

2019S, 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

Preliminary meeting: Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 1-3 pm, attendance is mandatory. Additional dates will be agreed at this meeting.

ECTS Breakdown - 75 hours/3 ECTS (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


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

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

Tue13:00 - 15:0012.03.2019 Fitzpatrick office - Argentinerstrasse 8, Stock 2Introduction - choosing topics
Tue18:00 - 20:0026.03.2019 Fitzpatrick office - Argentinerstrasse 8, Stock 2Review topic choices & plans
Mon16:00 - 18:0027.05.2019 Fitzpatrick office - 02 10Seminar

Examination modalities

  • Grading of a written seminar paper
  • Assessment of scientific presentation
  • Participation in discussions

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2019 09:00 30.03.2019 23:30 08.04.2019 23:30


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


No lecture notes are available.