Technische Universität Ilmenau

Journalism and strategic communication - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties module number 200826 - common information
module number200826
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group2552 (Media Studies)
module leaderProf. Dr. Martin Löffelholz
languageEnglisch
term Wintersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Basic knowledge of communication and media science

learning outcome

The participants are able to review relevant literature in selected areas of communicator research. Students are familiar with the relevant theoretical and methodological approaches, especially with regard to journalism research and the study of strategic communication. They are able to answer selected questions with the help of a literature analysis or a case study. Students could work efficiently in teams when preparing presentations and term papers.

content

In this specialization module, students deepen their knowledge in selected areas of communicator research. The focus is on the analysis of the transformation of journalism through datafication and algorithmization. In particular, the dynamics of social and media change and their consequences for mediated public communication are included.

media of instruction and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participation

Technical requirements: 

  • Camera for video transmission (720p/HD)
  • audio system and microphone with sufficient speech intelligibility
  • stable internet connection (suitable for HD audio and video transmission: 4 MBit/s)
  • End device that meets the technical requirements of the required software:
  • PC/laptop
  • Current operating system with current virus protection
  • Current Office program
  • Updated browser, preferably Google Chrome or Firefox.
literature / references

Wird zu Beginn des Kurses bekannt gegeben.

evaluation of teaching
Details reference subject
module nameJournalism and strategic communication
examination number250015
credit points5
SWS2 (0 V, 2 Ü, 0 P)
on-campus program (h)22.5
self-study (h)127.5
obligationobligatory module
examexamination performance with multiple performances
details of the certificate

To successfully complete the course the following requirements have to be fulfilled:

  • Literature review (written term paper, oral presentation)
  • Text discussion
  • Active participation in class
alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements

Alternative final performance (work samples, for example: papers, presentations, constructive/experimental or other development work, practical work) in distance according to § 6a PStO-AB

The technical requirements are the same as for teaching and graduation achievements in electronic form.

signup details for alternative examinations

Die 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 participants
Details in degree program Master Media and Communication Science 2021
module nameJournalism and strategic communication
examination number250015
credit points5
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)105
obligationelective module
examexamination performance with multiple performances
details of the certificate

To successfully complete the course the following requirements have to be fulfilled:

  • Literature review (written term paper, oral presentation)
  • Text discussion
  • Active participation in class
alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
signup details for alternative examinations

Die 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).


To obtain the actual deadlines for this course, plaese navigate to the course details in the degree program.
maximum number of participants