|Module label||Soft Skills|
|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Faculty/Institute||Department of Computing Science|
|Used in course of study||
|Skills to be acquired in this module||
In this module, students have the opportunity to become more concious of their general skills, attitudes and knowledge elements, so-called key skills competences and to develop them in a targeted manner. While expert knowledge is constantly changing, key competences are of lasting value for solving problems and acquiring new competences, even expert knowledge.
During the lecture methods of Soft Skills are underpinned and justified by relevant scientific insights from
e. g. psychology, education, and social sciences. The students collect and reflect practical experience with selected subjects during the exercises.
Communication, Metacommunication, Feedback, Rhetoric, Writing of Scientific Texts, Teamwork, Moderation, Creativity Techniques, Conflict Management, Presentation, Use of Media, Time Management, Project Management
Lecture Notes for this module including an extensive bibliographic reference list, e. g. Uwe Vigenschow, Björn Schneider: Soft Skills für Softwareentwickler. Dpunkt.Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007.
|Language of instruction||German|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
|Module capacity||unlimited (
Vorlesung: unbegrenzt, Übungskurse: Jeweils 8–12 Personen. Die Zahl der Kurse richtet sich nach der Anzahl bestandener Klausuren.)
Participation in the exercises is mandatory since they are part of the examinations.
|Modullevel / module level||PB (Professionalisierungsbereich / Professionalization)|
|Modulart / typ of module||Ergänzung/Professionalisierung|
|Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method||V+Ü|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload attendance|
|Total time of attendance for the module||56 h|
|Examination||Time of examination||Type of examination|
|Final exam of module||
Practical: during semester, theoretical: End of semester.
Practical Exercises during the semester, written exam at the end.