Courses



Compulsory Modules (100 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 2: Experiences in the World of Work & Transition (5 ECTS-Credits; 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - know the specific education systems of Austria and the different training possibilities; - know about the legal framework for real-life-encounters in the context of Schools; - are able to teach the contents to the pupils in a way that is close to actual reality; - know about cooperations with businesses for business inspections; - know help institutions and possibilities for youths, who are difficult to place; - are able to didactically prepare and present the contents of the module in class as befits the Situation; - are in particular able to supervise application and transition processes and have a basic understanding for strategies of mentoring of development processes.
Compulsory Module 4: Internship (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 2.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: approval of the internship by the director of the study programme
Learning Outcome: Graduates - pass a 40 hour-internship in a business to gain first insights into and experiences of the world of work; - reflect on their internship; - write a report about their internship and present their findings; - discuss their experiences of the different tasks and compare them; - can present impressions of the world of work, which are close to reality, to the pupils. - know the legal framework of real-life Encounters; - are able to organize, coordinate days of practical work experience and reflect on them with the pupils afterwards. A confirmation of the respective business on the duration, scope and contents of the internship must be presented.
Compulsory Module 7: Priniciples of Vocational Training (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 4.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - are familiar with current themes in school development; - know about the conditions at particular schools; - work with portfolios and support pupils in observing, assessing, diagnosing and developing their skills; - know about current finding in teaching development; - have a command of media technology in the context of schools; - are able to use media properly for teaching.
Compulsory Module 8: Competence Orientation & Vocational Guidance (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 5.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - get an understanding of different diversity dimensions; - have the skills to apply this knowledge for dealing with actual subject-didactic questions; - get insights in possibilities to find possibilities for competence-oriented career guidance classes and develop different concepts for integrative career guidance teaching; - are able to make pupils aware of their individual talents and interests and to support them in finding options with regards to their imminent occupational choice; - support suitable fields or strength profiles resp. for physical, mental and social potentials; - work with portfolios and support their pupils in observing, assessing, diagnosing and eveloping their skills.
Compulsory Module 11: Personality Training/Communication (5 ECTS-Credits; 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - know topic, processes and targets of communication and are able to critically reflect on them; - know and have a command of basic rhetoric elements, non-violent communication and mediation; - know about cognitive dissonances and are able to describe strategies for avoiding them; - know the basics of stereotyping and the formation of prejudices and are able to critically reflect on them; - learn how to deal with feedback and are open to dialogue and are able to apply these abilities as befits the Situation; - know how to deal with disturbances during a speech/presentation; - are able to adequately use role plays in class; - are able to use different moderation materials; - know different creative and moderation techniques and are able to use them in a purposeful way.
Compulsory Module 12: Personality Training/Classroom & School Development - Teambuilding (5 ECTS-Credits; 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - know classroom and school development in theory and reality; - get an in-depth insight into the education deduce measures for promoting quality development at schools based on existing empirical research; - know the most importantaspects of team work in the context of schools.
Compulsory Module 13: Social Management - Internship (5 ECTS-Credits; 0.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: approval of the internship in the field of social work by the director of the study programme
Learning Outcome: Graduates - plan, pass and evaluate an internship in a social institution; - pass an internship of 40h/week in a social institution to gain first insights into the field; - write a report on their internship and present their findings; - discuss and compare their experiences in the different fields; - identify with the requirements on social competence of the internship; - name and gain their own learning targets;
Compulsory Module 16: Personality Training/Peer Group Education (10 ECTS-Credits; 6 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates - know models of peergroup education; - know about pedagogical consequences of using peer learning; - know the approach of self-efficacy and are able to apply it for their pupils by using appropriate teaching elements; - have learned about the fields of application of reality-orientated teaching and participative teaching; - are able to design handing on and accepting of responsibility in helper systems in class, across classes and outside of class; - have a command of the instruments and the required knowledge for anchoring the buddy principle at a school long-term; - are able to teach the contents of the module in class with the help of subject-specific didactics as befits the situation.
Compulsory Module 17: Bachelor's Thesis (5 ECTS-Credits; 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates are able to deal with a field of Career Guidance or Life Skills with a clear link to school teaching in a methodologically correct fashion and are able to present the results in writing as well as verbally in an understandable way.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).