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Strategic Communication for Technology Selection Seminar

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Strategic Communication for Technology Selection Seminar
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIM-SKTA
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KIM-SKTA (P221-0160) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , optional course, telecommunications-specific
PIM-SKTA (P221-0160) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to independently access, process and reproduce the content of complex scientific topics, both orally and in writing. In addition, they will be able to actively participate and hold their own in scientific discussions.

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Module content:
In many areas of professional life, one must make decisions regarding the technologies to be used for specific tasks.
Depending on the area of application and the respective objectives, different requirements will be placed on the technology to be used.
Often there is competition between potentially suitable technologies.
During this seminar, students will choose a technology by way of example.
In this context, we will take a closer look at different points of view.

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Recommended or required reading:

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Module offered in:
WS 2023/24, WS 2022/23, WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21
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