TEACHING

Main issues in teaching

Communication history  comparative research  media policy – media sociology  media systems and media structures  methods (with a special focus on content analysis; quantitative and qualitative) – online communication (with a special focus on social media and search engines  – political Communication

Advanced training

Participation in NTNU’s Educational Program for New Academic Staff (2020; total: 200 hours)

Supervision of

2 PhD theses (as co-supervisor)
16 master theses (2 of them as co-supervisor)
35 bachelor theses

List of supervised theses (status: August 2019)

Teaching Experience

3 PhD level courses
11 master level courses
17 bachelor level courses

PhD Level Courses

Modern Media and Digitalization (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Autumn Term 2020 (with H. Spilker)
– Autumn Term 2019 (with H. Spilker)

Social Media (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Autum Term 2018

Master Level Courses

Modern Media and Digitalization (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Autumn Term 2020 (with H. Spilker)
– Autumn Term 2019 (with H. Spilker)

Master’s Thesis in Media, Communication and Information Technology(NTNU, taught in English)
– Autumn Term 2020
– Autumn Term 2019

Media and Communication Theory (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Autumn Term 2018 (with L. Reutter)

Social Media (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Autum Term 2018

Experts in Teamwork (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Spring Term 2018: „Mediatization of Society“ (with S. Geiß)

Media and Internationalization (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Summer Term 2016: „Public Communication in Times of Digitalization and Globalization“
– Winter Term 2011/12

Current Research Questions in Communication Studies (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Winter Term 2012/13-Summer Term 2013 (2 Semesters): „Good Search Engines, Bad Search Engines? The Quality of Google & Co. on the Trial“  (with B. Stark)

Thematic Master Seminar (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Summer Term 2011: „Comparing Campaign Communication“

Bachelor Level Courses

Media Sociology / Media and Society (NTNU, Trondheim, taught in English)
– Spring Term 2020
– Spring Term 2019

Media Policy (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Winter Term 2015/16 (with O. Quiring)
– Winter Term 2016/17 (with B. Stark)

Selected Questions on Media Structures, Media History and Media Law (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Summer Term 2016: „Communication Under Control – the Significance of Communication Freedom for Democracy“
– Summer Term 2015: „‚There Shall Be No Censorship‘ – History, Present and Future of Communication Freedom“
– Summer Term 2014: „Downwards On and On? Political Communication in a Long-term Perspective“
– Summer Term 2012: „The History of Entertainment Television in Germany“

Political Communication (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Winter Term 2016/17: „Media Performance and Democracy“
– Winter Term 2014/15: „Revolution on the Net – how the Internet Changes Political Communication“
– Winter Term 2012/13: „Carnival speeches as political communication: a Qualitative Content Analysis“ (with N. Jackob)
– Winter Term 2011/12: „Political Language in Media Coverage: a Qualitative Content Analysis“ (with P. Weichselbaum)

New Media/Online Communication (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Summer Term 2015: „Between Light and Shadow – Chances and Challenges of Digitalization“
– Summer Term 2014: „Media Policy in Times of Digitalization: Tilting at Windmills?“
– Summer Term 2013: „The Quality of Understanding in Political Discourses on Facebook: a Quantitative Content Analysis“

Media Policy (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Summer Term 2012: „The Internet as a New Challenge for Media Policy“

Journalism Studies (JGU Mainz, taught in German)
– Summer Term 2011