Technische Universität Ilmenau

Psychology of New Media and Technologies - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

The Modultafeln have a pure informational character. The legally binding information can be found in the corresponding Studienplan and Modulhandbuch, which are served on the pages of the course offers. Please also pay attention to this legal advice (german only). Information on place and time of the actual lectures is served in the Vorlesungsverzeichnis.

subject properties Psychology of New Media and Technologies in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
subject number101704
examination number2500386
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2554 (Media Psychology and Media Design Group)
subject leader Dr. Rohangis Mohseni
term ganzjährig
credit points6
on-campus program (h)22
self-study (h)158
Obligationobligatory elective
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate
  • Presentation (45 % of grade)
  • Term paper (45 % of grade)
  • Constant and active participation in the seminar (10 % of grade)

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

Signup details for alternative examinations
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

Powerpoint, Moodle

literature / references

To be announced in the first session.

evaluation of teaching


WS 2017/18 (Qualitative Evaluation)

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