103230 Quantitative Methods in Educational Sciences

winter semester 2015/2016 | Last update: 03.06.2015 Place course on memo list
Quantitative Methods in Educational Sciences
SE 2
each semester

Aim of the course is the introduction to quantitative research methods.
Students should be able to independently plan a research project, to develop survey instruments, to conduct a survey and present their results.

Overview of quantitative research methods which methods are appropriate to the subject matter?; quality criteria of science; development of a quantitatively oriented research projects;

Development of questionnaires, generation of hypothesis, sampling, preparation of research questions, creating research plans.



Lecture lessons
Development and implementation of a research project

Course with formative assessment, i.e., students are graded on the basis of written and/or oral tasks assigned regularly over the term.
Exercises as part of the seminar units
survey report
written result representation


Atteslander, P. (2003). Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung. Erich Schmidt Verlag.
Bortz, J. & Döring, N. (2002). Forschungsmethoden und Evaluation für Human- und Sozialwissenschaften. Heidelberg: Springer.
Schnell, R.Hill, B. P. & Esser, E. (2005). Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung; München, Wien: Oldenbourg
Krämer, W. (2001). Statistik verstehen: Eine Gebrauchsanweisung, Piper Taschenbuch

not applicable
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Date Time Location
Fri 2015-10-16
09.00 - 16.00 40123 40123 Barrier-free
Sat 2015-10-17
09.00 - 16.00 40123 40123 Barrier-free
Fri 2015-12-04
09.00 - 16.00 Benutzerraum 4 Benutzerraum 4
Sat 2015-12-05
09.00 - 16.00 HS Schöpfstrasse HS Schöpfstrasse Barrier-free