418240 VU Digital Communication

summer semester 2022 | Last update: 14.06.2022 Place course on memo list
VU Digital Communication
VU 2
each semester

The students have acquired the ability to use digital communication constellations to judge their individual, organisational and social impact. They have in-depth knowledge of media and communication science in a specific sub-area of the subject.

Development of a sound knowledge of changed public communication and discourse cultures, social media interactions, forms of communication and (dis)information processes as a consequence of digitisation.

The specific forms of decision-making and steering activities on the international and national comunication/ media  level will be analyzed.  A focus lies on the two poles of Public Value / diversity & plurality of opinions and the economic interest of new platforms (channels / companies) in the field of Social Media.  What are the processes and the consequences of those changes on the individual and  public opinion making processes? 

Theoretical Input, Reading of specific sources, Presentation, Discussion 

Writing of a position paper, presentation, participation


Will be announced in time on OLAT

"Active bachelor's programme"

The minor “Media and Communication” covering 30 ECTS-Credits can be selected by degree students of Bachelor’s programmes at the University of Innsbruck, providing the relevant curriculum allows for the option to pass a minor.

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Date Time Location
Wed 2022-03-09
16.00 - 22.00 MS (Theologie) MS (Theologie) Barrier-free
Wed 2022-03-16
16.00 - 22.00 SR 14 (Sowi) SR 14 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2022-03-23
16.00 - 22.00 SR 14 (Sowi) SR 14 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2022-03-30
16.00 - 22.00 SR 14 (Sowi) SR 14 (Sowi) Barrier-free