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Innovative Communicator Research - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties module number 200827 - common information
module number200827
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group2552 (Media Studies)
module leaderProf. Dr. Martin Löffelholz
languageEnglisch
term Sommersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Basic knowledge of communication and media science.

learning outcomeThe participants are able to review relevant literature, outline objectives for empirical research, create research models, conceptualize research designs, carry out empirical studies, present and discuss findings, give feedback and write research reports in the field of communicator research.

  • Students understand the most relevant theoretical approaches to journalism as well as organizational and strategic communication;
  • Students could analyze academic literature on a given topic, compare and synthetize conclusions regarding research gaps and future research opportunities;
  • Students could plan and implement research projects of low to medium complexity related to innovative communicator research;
  • Students know and could apply methods of quantitative and qualitative academic research, such as content analysis, survey, interview, among others;

Students could efficiently work in teams during all phases of a research project.

content

The research seminar discusses topics in line with current developments in media and communication science. Topics include, but are not limited to journalism; social media, artificial intelligence, virtual reality; terrorism, crisis and war communication; public diplomacy, organization and strategic communication, intercultural communication, among others.

media of instruction and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participationRelevant documents and materials will be made accessible to students on the E-Learning-Platform moodle.tu-ilmenau.de. In class presentations (PPT or other formats) will be used and the use of other media is encouraged (Video, Audio, Posters, etc.). Further information will be communicated in class.
literature / references

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

evaluation of teaching
Details reference subject
module nameInnovative Communicator Research
examination number250016
credit points15
SWS6 (0 V, 6 Ü, 0 P)
number of semesters2 Liste der SWS-Verteilungen
on-campus program (h)67.5
self-study (h)382.5
obligationobligatory module
examexamination performance with multiple performances
details of the certificateDas Modul Innovative Communicator Research mit der Prüfungsnummer 250016 schließt mit folgenden Leistungen ab:
  • alternative semesterbegleitende Prüfungsleistung mit einer Wichtung von 50% (Prüfungsnummer: 2500585)
  • alternative semesterbegleitende Prüfungsleistung mit einer Wichtung von 50% (Prüfungsnummer: 2500586)

Details zum Abschluss Teilleistung 1: Presentation(s) in class, probably with ppt slides (this partial performance does not receive a separate grading but is considered in the total grade)
Details zum Abschluss Teilleistung 2: Research report to be submitted as a pdf file (this partial performance does not receive a separate grading but is considered in the total grade)
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):
To obtain the actual deadlines for this course, plaese navigate to the course details in the degree program.
maximum number of participants
Details in degree program Master Media and Communication Science 2021
module nameInnovative Communicator Research
examination number250016
credit points15
on-campus program (h)67
self-study (h)383
obligationelective module
examexamination performance with multiple performances
details of the certificateDas Modul Innovative Communicator Research mit der Prüfungsnummer 250016 schließt mit folgenden Leistungen ab:
  • alternative semesterbegleitende Prüfungsleistung mit einer Wichtung von 50% (Prüfungsnummer: 2500585)
  • alternative semesterbegleitende Prüfungsleistung mit einer Wichtung von 50% (Prüfungsnummer: 2500586)

Details zum Abschluss Teilleistung 1: Presentation(s) in class, probably with ppt slides (this partial performance does not receive a separate grading but is considered in the total grade)
Details zum Abschluss Teilleistung 2: Research report to be submitted as a pdf file (this partial performance does not receive a separate grading but is considered in the total grade)
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):
To obtain the actual deadlines for this course, plaese navigate to the course details in the degree program.
maximum number of participants