Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency in eHealth

Seminar, 2.50 ECTS


Course content

Analysing and working on subject relevant texts such as poster, data sheet, summary, abstract, critical review, paper. Identifying features of scientific texts in combinaiton with reading techniques.

Learning outcomes

The students learn to assess the economic effects of eHealth applications on the basis of scientific literature. They understand the structured handling of scientific sources in German and English. They learn the competence to present their subject area in a foreign language, to present it in an international professional environment and to discuss it. You will be able to assess the effectiveness of new medical procedures and remedies using HTA.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Scientific articles on the faculty, accessible via the FH JOANNEUM electronic journals library

Mode of delivery

2,5 ECTS Seminar

Prerequisites and co-requisites

English C1, Scientif Work, Health Economics

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous Assessment