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Current challenges in digital communication research - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties Current challenges in digital communication research in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module nameCurrent challenges in digital communication research
module number101883
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2559 (Kommunikationswissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Computational Communication Science)
module leaderProf. Dr. Emese Domahidi
credit points6
Obligationobligatory elective
certificate of the module Individual achievements or exams
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Students are expected to engage in the seminar (20%) to develop and present their projects (30%) and to write a term paper at the end of the semester (50%).

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learning outcome

Students will develop relevant research questions, appropriate data analysis and visualization strategies, and discuss the implications of research projects’ findings. Students will learn data science using Python and R and will have an opportunity to work in interdisciplinary teams. For communication science students no former knowledge of R or Python is required, however, the willingness to get acquainted with these methods is mandatory.

The module contains the following subjects:
Current challenges in digital communication research
credit points6
Obligationobligatory elective
certificate of the subjectalternative examination performance
term Wintersemester