408021 PS Applied Methods of Social Sciences

summer semester 2017 | Last update: 24.05.2017 Place course on memo list
PS Applied Methods of Social Sciences
PS 2
each semester

Students acquire the ability to deal with fundamentals of empirical studies. They understand

to allocate the most important qualitative and quantitative survey methods to the respective

scientific-theoretical and methodological background and chose the necessary methods for

each research question.

They are able to deal with current empirical studies and to apply the first steps of a research

process (formulation of a research issue, data collection, method reflection) autonomously in

terms of quality and/or quantity or method.

In consultation with the associated lecture students develop the ability to apply methods of social science. In this introductory seminar course students get the opportunity to practice empirical social science methods on a real research project. All phases of a research process: formulating a research question, collection and analysis of data, drafting a report- will be worked by the students.

Objective 1: Formulation of a research question
Objective 2: Collection and analysis of data
Objective 3: Creation of a research report

Oral participation during the course/ group work; Description of the results from the research projects in writing.

Lehrveranstaltungsprüfung gemäß § 7

Satzungsteil, Studienrechtliche Bestimmungen

A reference list will be provided in the first session.


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Date Time Location
Fri 2017-03-17
14.00 - 20.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2017-03-18
09.00 - 16.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2017-04-28
14.00 - 20.00 UR 3 (Sowi) UR 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2017-04-29
09.00 - 16.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free