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Curriculum

Modules and Courses

The four semester lasting Master program comprises a workload of 120 credits. The program is structured modularly. In the following table, the examination subjects are specified by means of title, course type, credits (ECTS) and semester hours. For the three partner universities of the University of Graz only the module names and sub-module names are given.

In the column “O/OS/E” it is specified whether a module/a course is obligatory (O), obligatory selected (OS) or elective (E). Obligatory selected modules/courses are modules/courses which must be selected from a list/contingent of offered modules/courses. The description of the modules can be found in the following.

The first academic year takes place at the home university (modules A1 – A4), the mandatory stay abroad is in the second academic year (modules B1 – B4).

  Module title/examination subject Course type O/OS/E credits semester hours
A2 INFORMATION SCIENCE (only for students from the University of Hildesheim in the 1st academic year) 60  
Module A2.a Perspectives on Information Science   O 12  
Module A2.b International Human Computer Interaction   O 14  
Module A2.c International Software Management   O 10  
Module A2.d Selected Topics on Information Science   OS 24  
Module A2.d1 Multilingual Information Systems   OS 4-20  
Module A2.d2 Language Technology   OS 4-10  
Module A2.d3 Computer Mediated Communication   OS 4-10  
Module A2.d4 E-Learning   OS 4-10  
 
  Module title/examination subject Course type O/OS/E credits semester hours
B4 INFORMATION SCIENCE (only for students from Chungbuk National University and Pai Chai University at University of Hildesheim in the 2nd academic year) 60  
Module B4.a Selected Topics on Information Science   OS 38  
Module B4.a1 Perspectives on Information Science   OS 4-12  
Module B4.a2 International Human Computer Interaction   OS 4-14  
Module B4.a3 International Software Project Management   OS 4-10  
Module B4.a4 E-Learning   OS 4-10  
Module B4.b German and European History and Culture   OS 22  
Master thesis     20  

Curriculum for Hildesheim Student  >>

Description of the modules provided by the University of Hildesheim

Module A2.a and module B4.a1: Perspectives on Information Science

    Content:
      Recent developments in information science; economic, social and technological aspects of information systems; modern technological standards.
    Learning Objectives:
      Students will be familiar with recent technological standards and developments, as well as the societal consequences of information systems and will be able to assess the implications of modern technology standards.
    Teaching Methods:
      Vorträge, Tutorials, Präsentationen, Durchführung eines Projekts.
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each academic year.

Module A2.b and module B4.a2: International Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

    Content:
      International aspects of HCI which arise out of the worldwide usage of information systems; basic principles of localization and cultural adaptation.
    Learning Objectives:
      The students will have detailed knowledge of HCI aspects concerning international application. They will be able to identify problematic areas and to take appropriate action. They will know about tools and evaluation methods and will be able to use them adequately.
    Teaching Methods:
      Vorträge, Hausübungen, mündliche Präsentationen
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each academic year.

Module A2.c and Module B4.a3: International Software Project Management

    Content:
      To apply knowledge on intercultural communication, on international aspects of HCI, as well as on information systems in multilingual environments within software projects in international cooperation.
    Learning Objectives:
      The understanding of economic, social and technological aspects as well as the capacity to analyze problems in the context of software projects in international cooperation.
    Teaching Methods:
      Durchführung eines Projekts, mündliche Präsentationen
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each semester.

Module A2.d Selected Topics on Information Science:

Module A2.d1: Multilingual Information Systems

    Content:
      Processes, systems, evaluation methods and problems of information retrieval in multilingual environments.
    Learning Objectives:
      Students will gain in-depth knowledge of information retrieval methods and systems in multilingual environments. They will be able to utilize systems goal-oriented and apply user-focused evaluation procedures to multilingual information systems.
    Teaching Methods:
      Hausübungen, Durchführung eines Projekts, mündliche Präsentationen
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each academic year

Module A2.d2: Language Technology

    Content:
      Attention is given to selected aspects of language technology, such as processing of spoken language, text generation, and abstracting. The developed concepts will be discussed in more detail within a project seminar using exemplary applications.
    Learning Objectives:
      To assess basic concepts of language and to be able to use them with exemplary applications.
    Teaching Methods:
      Gruppenarbeiten, Durchführung eines Projekts, mündliche Präsentationen
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each semester

Module A2.d3: Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC)

    Content:
      This module will deal with selected aspects of CMC, which will be substantiated by complex applications throughout the project seminar.
    Learning Objectives:
      The ability to reflect on the creative use of tools, strategies, and analyzing methods of CMC
    Teaching Methods:
      Durchführung eines Projekts, mündliche Präsentationen
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each semester.

Module A2.d4 and module B4.a4: E-Learning

    Content:
      Attention is given to selected aspects of e-learning, which will be specified in more complex applications throughout the project.
    Learning Objectives:
      The ability to analyze, design and evaluate e-learning applications.
    Teaching Methods:
      Vorträge, Gruppenarbeiten, Durchführung eines Projekts, mündliche Präsentationen
    Presumed prior Knowledge:
      -
    Offered:
      each semester.