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052700 VU Cooperative Systems (2021S)

Continuous assessment of course work
Fr 16.04. 09:00-13:00 Digital



max. 50 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 05.03. 10:00 - 13:00 Digital (Kickoff Class)
Friday 19.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 26.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 23.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 30.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 07.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 14.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 21.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 28.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 04.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 11.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 18.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 25.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

A cooperative system may be defined as combination of technologies, human beings and organizations which is supporting their communication and coordination in order to contribute to the efficient realization of their joint objectives. This lecture covers cooperative systems in ICT from a holistic perspective which includes technical, design-related and user-centered aspects.

The course covers the subject from two perspectives, the first one focusing on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), the second part being dedicated to network-based technologies that build the foundation for CSCW systems. For the second part, you will also have the opportunity to work on a small project.

Given the current closure of university buildings the course might have to be delivered in home learning / online mode during the whole summer term. The presence lectures will therefore – where possible – be replaced by online sessions. Moodle will serve as major coordination platform for this course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Performance will be graded by
- a written exam (to be done individually),
- written quizzes in the course of the lecture meetings,
- a seminar paper (to be prepared in small groups),
- practical programming tasks (to be prepared in small groups),
- active lecture participation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The assessment will be based on the sum of points reached over all of the above elements (% = points): Attendance of and participation in the lectures (5%), quizzes (15%), written test (25%), seminar paper (25%), programming tasks (30%).
In order to successfully conclude this course, students are required to achieve at least 50% of the points in each individual category.
The final grading will follow the scheme:
87 <= points Sehr Gut (1)
75 <= points < 87 Gut (2)
63 <= points < 75 Befriedigend (3)
50 <= points < 63 Genügend (4)
0 <= P < 50 Nicht Genügend (5)

Examination topics

Lecture contents.

Reading list

Literature will be announced during the course.

Association in the course directory

Module: WI4 CS

Last modified: Fr 05.03.2021 11:28