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Trends in Media and Communication Science

subject properties subject number 9187 - common information
subject number9187
departmentFakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Medien
ID of department2554
subject leaderProf. Dr. Nicola Döring
languageEnglish
term ganzjährig
previous knowledge and experience

Basic knowledge on theories and methods in the broader and interdisciplinary field of media and communication studies

learning outcome

Students are able to understand and explain current trends in the field of media and communication studies.

content

This course provides an overview of current topics in media and communication studies and the involved research methods. The focus rests on research at the Institute of Media and Communication Science (IfMK). Scholars from the various groups of the IfMK will present current research topics and emerging trends in the field. Furthermore, the research modules that will start in the current semester will be introduced.

Later in the semester, students will give an oral presentation of a specific trend in media and communication studies. The selection of the trend is based on proposals provided by the institute’s groups. The students will present the results at the end of the term and summarize them in a term paper.

media of instruction

Oral presentations, Power Point Presentations, lists of readings

literature / references

A list of readings will be provided at the first session of the lecture.

evaluation of teaching


Details in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft 2013
subject nameTrends in Media and Communication Science
examination number90101
credit points3
on-campus program (h)22
self-study (h)68
Obligationobligatory
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate

Active participation in all course sessions (no unauthorized absence) and oral presentation (30% of final grade; submission deadline: 31.01.2018, 23:55) as well as term paper (70% of final grade; submission deadline: 07.03.2018, 23:55).

In order to pass the course as a whole, you have to pass each single achievement.

maximum number of participants


Details in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft 2011
ATTENTION: not offered anymore
subject nameTrends in Media and Communication Science
examination number90101
credit points3
on-campus program (h)22
self-study (h)68
Obligationobligatory
examwritten examination performance, 90 minutes
details of the certificate

Term paper and oral presentation (as alternative to a written examination)

maximum number of participants




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