Technische Universität Ilmenau

Psychology of New Media and Technologies - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties Psychology of New Media and Technologies in degree program Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module number101704
examination number2500386
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2554 (Media Psychology and Media Design)
module leader Dr. Rohangis Mohseni
term winter and summer term
credit points6
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)135
obligationelective module
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate
  • Presentation (30 % of grade)
  • Term paper (50 % of grade)
  • Constant and active participation in the seminar (20 % of grade)

In order to pass the course as a whole, you have to complete both academic achievements (oral presentation and term paper).

alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
signup details for alternative examinations

Registration for the alternative semester-long final exam is done via the examination administration system (thoska) outside the central exam registration period. The earliest registration is generally possible about 2-3 weeks after the start of the semester. The latest date for registering or deregistering from this specific final performance is fixed at (if not specified, this will be published shortly):

  • signup begins:
  • signup ends:
  • resignation not after:
  • last modification of this information: 05.11.2021
maximum number of participants30
previous knowledge and experience
  • Interest in reading scientific articles
  • Interest in psychological topics
  • Basic statistical knowledge (for understanding results in¬†research articles)
learning outcome
  • Applying research skills to a specific research problem
  • Reviewing state of research
  • Provide a literature review in the field of media psychology and/or Psychology of Technology
  • Improve oral and written presentation skills

Within the course, students will deal with current research topics in Media Psychology and Psychology of Technology, including theoretical foundations and state of the art.

media of instruction and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participation

Course will be held online exclusively. Being present in Ilmenau is not necessary for completing the course.

literature / references

To be announced in the first session.

evaluation of teaching


WS 2017/18 (Qualitative Evaluation)

Freiwillige Evaluation:

SS 2018 (Seminar)

WS 2018/19 (Seminar)