Technische Universität Ilmenau

Human-Computer Interaction for Innovative Technologies - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties Human-Computer Interaction for Innovative Technologies in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
subject number101780
examination number2500394
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2554 (Media Psychology and Media Design Group)
subject leader Roberto Walter
term Sommersemester
credit points10
on-campus program (h)67
self-study (h)233
Obligationobligatory elective
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate
  • Presentations (40% of the grade)

                 First semester: main oral presentation

                 Second semester: final oral presentation

  • Written research report: end of second semester (40% of the grade)
  • Active participation, short presentations, regular upload of research results - first and second semester (20% of the grade)

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

maximum number of participants20
previous knowledge and experience
  • Participants should have an interest in human – computer interaction for innovative technologies.
  • At least basic knowledge of social research methodology (study design, data collection, data analysis).
learning outcome
  • Students are familiar with the current state of human-computer interaction (HCI) research.
  • Students are familiar with theoretical foundations of HCI.
  • Students are familiar with methodologies concerning design of innovative technologies.
  • Based on the current state of research students are able to conduct empirical studies on HCR for innovative technologies.

All teams will conduct exhaustive theoretical, conceptual and empirical work on human-computer interaction for innovative technologies.

Research will focus on the following aspects:

  • Theoretical foundations of HCI and innovation development
  • User centered design
  • Innovation evaluation

Students will partly work on their own and partly in teams.

media of instruction

Powerpoint, Moodle

literature / references

To be announced in the first session


evaluation of teaching


Freiwillige Evaluation:

WS 2017/18 (Seminar)