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module properties 101935 - common information
module number101935
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2551 (Media Research and Political Communication)
module leaderProf. Dr. Jens Wolling
requirements

Participants should have a strong interest in social media and at least basic knowledge of social research methodology (study design, data collection, data analysis), especially content analysis.

learning outcome

  • Students understand the cultural and economic relevance of the video sharing platform YouTube in today’s media world (YouTube is the most visited website on the internet together with Google and Facebook)



  • Students are familiar with the current state of media and communication research on YouTube (i.e. on YouTubers, YouTube content, YouTube audiences, and YouTube effects).



  • Students understand the concept of “YouTube stars” and their “fan communities”



  • Based on the current state of YouTube research students are able to conduct empirical studies on YouTube stars their fan communities

Details in degree program Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module nameEnvironmental Communication
credit points10
obligationelective module
certificate of the module Individual achievements or exams
details of the certificate
alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
module properties module number - common information
module number
department
ID of group
module leaderunspecified
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term
previous knowledge and experience
learning outcome
content
media of instruction and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participation
literature / references
evaluation of teaching
Details reference subject
module name
examination number
credit points
SWS
on-campus program (h)
self-study (h)
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examnone
details of the certificate
alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
signup details for alternative examinations
maximum number of participants
Details in degree program Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module nameEnvironmental Communication
examination number2500429
credit points10
on-campus program (h)67
self-study (h)233
obligationelective module
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate
  • Frequent and active participation in the seminar (presentations, discussion) = 30%
  • Reports on empirical study (max. 5000 words excluding tables and bibliography) = 70%. Due dates for final report 1st September 2019.
alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
signup details for alternative examinationsDie Anmeldung zur alternativen semesterbegleitenden Abschlussleistung erfolgt über das Prüfungsverwaltungssystem (thoska) außerhalb des zentralen Prüfungsanmeldezeitraumes. Die früheste Anmeldung ist generell ca. 2-3 Wochen nach Semesterbeginn möglich. Der späteste Zeitpunkt für die An- oder Abmeldung von dieser konkreten Abschlussleistung ist festgelegt auf den (falls keine Angabe, erscheint dies in Kürze):
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maximum number of participants30