187.236 Communication and Moderation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to distinguish between various methods to improve social cohesion (e.g. coaching, mentoring, study circles) and to conduct themselves simple practical exercises pertaining to these methods. They should be able to assess the quality of various moderation and coaching processes. They should be able to reflect critically about this topic.

Subject of course

The lecture is an introduction into communication and moderation. In the first part of the lecture, psychological and sociological aspects of communication will be discussed. In the second part, different methods of moderation will be presented.

Teaching methods

Presentation by professor, conduction of simple practical exercises by the professor, guiding students for their presentations and practical exercises

 The lecture will be held online.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The lecture will not take place on 28.19.2020

ECTS Breakdown: 3 ECTS=75 hours

26 h Lectures

34 h Presentation preparations

15 h Assignments



Course dates

Thu10:00 - 12:0014.10.2021 Online (LIVE)Kick Off
Thu10:00 - 12:0021.10.2021 - 20.01.2022 Online (LIVE)weekly lecture
Communication and Moderation - Single appointments
Thu14.10.202110:00 - 12:00 OnlineKick Off
Thu21.10.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu04.11.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu11.11.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu25.11.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu02.12.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu09.12.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu16.12.202110:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu13.01.202210:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture
Thu20.01.202210:00 - 12:00 Onlineweekly lecture

Examination modalities

Presentations and conduction of simple practical exercises

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.09.2021 20:00 02.11.2021 23:00 03.11.2021 23:00



Fremuth, Joachim (2000) Moderation in der Hochschule. Hamburg: Windmühle Verlag