193.058 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.

2020S, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


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

Learning outcomes

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

  • independently research scientific literature in the field of Media and Human-Centered Computing and to critically deal with it
  • write a simple scientific paper that complies with the rules of academic practice
  • summarize the findings of their literary work in a presentation and to discuss them in a peer group

Subject of course

Seminar on selected topics in the area of Media and Human-Centered Computing. Students are instructed to research relevant literature, read and discuss scientific literature critically, present scientific information in writing and speech. The thematic fields for the summer semester 2020 will be announced at the preliminary meeting.

Teaching methods

In the course of the seminar and through individual monitoring, students will be familiarized with the procedure of literature research, critical assessment and follow-up work by writing a seminar paper. Although approaches will depend on the selected topic of the paper, students should focus on scientific literature in English. The students receive feedback on an intermediate version of their work. Another important aspect of this seminar will be the practicing of students' presentation skills, as there is individual feedback given after the final presentations.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Preliminary meeting: Thursday, March 12th 2020, 8-10 am, seminar room FAV 01 C (Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 1st floor, staircase 4), attendance is mandatory. The final presentations are expected to be held on Tuesday June 16th 2020. The exact timing will be announced when the number of participants is known. Further dates will be announced in this first meeting.

This course represents 3 ECTS (= 75 hours) and approximately 12 hours of these require compulsory attendance (for the final presentations, preliminary meeting, etc.).  The remaining hours are intended for the creation and completion of your written paper and presentation slides as well as individual supervision (including feedback on the seminar papers and presentations).


Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Thu08:00 - 10:0012.03.2020Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Prelecture Meeting

Examination modalities

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

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.02.2020 12:00 16.03.2020 23:59 16.03.2020 23:59


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


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

In order to attend this seminar, a Bachelor's degree is a prerequisite as well as a working knowledge of the concepts covered in the seminar "Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten" or any equivalent course. In order to refresh your knowledge of these concepts, students are encouraged to review the documentation available on http://www.cg.tuwien.ac.at/courses/gma/nachlese.html  before starting the seminar work.