193.058 Seminar Media and Human-Centered Computing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • independently research scientific literature in the field of Media and Human-Centered Computing and to assess said literature critically
  • write a simple scientific paper that complies with the rules of academic practice
  • summarize the findings of their literary work in a presentation and discuss them in a peer group

Subject of course

Seminar on selected topics in the area of Media and Human-Centered Computing. Students are instructed to research relevant literature, read and discuss scientific literature critically, present scientific information in writing and speech. The thematic fields for the winter semester 2023/24 will be announced at the preliminary meeting.


Teaching methods

In the course of the seminar and through individual monitoring, students will be familiarized with the procedure of literature research, critical assessment and follow-up work by writing a seminar paper. Although approaches will depend on the selected topic of the paper, students should focus on scientific literature in English. The students receive feedback on an intermediate version of their work. Another important aspect of this seminar will be the practicing of students' presentation skills, as there is individual feedback given after the final presentations.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Preliminary meeting: Thursday, Oct. 12th 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 in the Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) seminar room. The final presentations are expected to be held on Thursday, Jan. 18th 2024, 09:00 – 12:00 in the Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) seminar room. The actual time and date will be announced as soon as the number of participants is known. Further deadlines will be announced in this first meeting.

This course represents 3 ECTS (= 75 hours) and approximately 12 hours of these require compulsory attendance (for the final presentations, preliminary meeting, etc.).  The remaining hours are intended for the creation and completion of your written paper and presentation slides as well as individual supervision (including feedback on the seminar papers and presentations).

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Thu10:00 - 12:0012.10.2023Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) Preliminary Meeting
Thu09:00 - 12:0018.01.2024Seminarraum FAV 01 A (Seminarraum 183/2) Final Presentations

Examination modalities

  • Grading of a written seminar paper (to be handed in online, in the TUWEL course)
  • Assessment of scientific presentation
  • Participation in discussions


Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.08.2023 12:00 08.10.2023 23:59 08.10.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Mandatory1. Semester


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

In order to attend this seminar, a Bachelor's degree is a prerequisite as well as a working knowledge of the concepts covered in the seminar Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten or any equivalent course. In order to refresh your knowledge of these concepts, students are encouraged to review the documentation available on http://www.cg.tuwien.ac.at/courses/gma/nachlese.html  before starting the seminar work.