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Current Topics in (Business) Informatics (Seminar)

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Current Topics in (Business) Informatics (Seminar)
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc-525-625-FÜ16
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.
1SU+1S (2 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: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Term paper, presentation

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

WIBASc-525-625-FÜ16 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, optional course
WIB21-WPM-I-709 (P450-0002) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , optional course
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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
WIBASc-535 Introduction to Scientific Work (with seminar)
WIBASc355 Computer Science / Programming
WIBASc455 Business Informatics / Operations Research

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Daniel F. Abawi
Prof. Dr. Daniel F. Abawi

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
_        be familiar with approaches for working on a written scientific paper
_        be able to structure and organize a scientific paper adequately
_        be able to independently organize the execution of a written paper
_        be able to conduct a literature search on a scientific topic
_        be able to name the IT-based tools that are useful for writing scientific papers
_        have experience in communicating their results to an audience in a concise manner

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Module content:
Current topics and questions from the field of business informatics and informatics with reference to companies, economy and society.
Students will receive assistance on how to prepare a scientific paper and formulate it in writing. IT-based tools will also be presented. Sources for literature research will be presented.
The term paper can be written in German or English.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Projector, slides, examples for the term paper

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Recommended or required reading:
Individual literature on selected topics will be named and made available to the participants (in English and German as an introduction to the topic and for research purposes).

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