Specialization in media content, media usage, and media effects - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau
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|module properties Specialization in media content, media usage, and media effects in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013|
|module name||Specialization in media content, media usage, and media effects|
|department||Department of Economic Sciences and Media|
|ID of group||2551 (Group for Media Research and Political Communication)|
|module leader||Dr. Christina Schumann|
|certificate of the module||Individual achievements or exams|
|details of the certificate|
Text work, literature review, theoretical and empirical reflection and/or development of research questions and research designs for further research, and/or conduction of a pilot study/secondary data analysis. Presentation of the results of this work in oral presentations and/or in form of a written term paper.
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Students are able to search, select, understand, structure, and evaluate relevant research literature in a specific field of media content, media usage, and media effects research. Students are able to reflect theoretical approaches and empirical results. Students can give a comprehensive overview about a research field. Based on the literature review they are able to develop research ideas and design an empirical research project. They do small pilot research projects to test the research instruments and designs. They conduct secondary data analyses with available data. They are able to present their projects in an oral presentation and to write an appropriate research paper.