Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester
|Degree programme:||Bachelor Computer Science - Software and Information Engineering|
|Type of degree:||FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme|
|Summer Semester 2022|
|Course unit title||Elective Seminar: Hackathon|
|Course unit code||083121160305|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)||Elective|
|Semester when the course unit is delivered||Summer Semester 2022|
|Teaching hours per week||2|
|Year of study||2022|
|Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)||First Cycle (Bachelor)|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||3|
|Name of lecturer(s)||Verena FASTENBAUER|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
Hackathons are aimed at software and hardware developers and aim to develop new ideas and concepts in multidisciplinary teams that promote the innovative power of companies. Based on a specific task, the team discusses solution approaches and concepts and implements them in prototypes. The teams are accompanied by coaches and experts. At the end, the winning teams will be chosen. The aim of the course is to recognize the added value of hackathons and to establish a network with developers, especially from other departments.
Theoretical and methodological know-how (T/M):
In addition, social and communicative skills (S/C) such as teamwork/willingness to cooperate, critical faculty, motivation, reliability and self-competences (S) such as learning and motivation, decision-making, responsibility, perseverance, expressiveness, appearance trained.
|Planned learning activities and teaching methods|
Participation in one or more hackathons as a participant and a developer as well as possibly as a coach.
|Assessment methods and criteria|
Currently, students are invited to a variety of hackathons.
|Recommended or required reading|
Depending on their selected topic.
|Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)|
Participation in one or more hackathons with a total duration of at least 48 hours including documentation and reflection of the work process and result.
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