103203 VO Research Methods Overview

winter semester 2021/2022 | Last update: 11.01.2022 Place course on memo list
VO Research Methods Overview
VO 1
each semester

 Gaining of general knowledge in the field of qualitative and quantitative research methods with a view to the ability to critically analyze and independently carry out small research projects.

In this course, central concepts for general methodological considerations are clarified and relevant methods of scientific data collection and evaluation are presented with special consideration of questions of educational science. Common qualitative and quantitative methods will be illustrated and discussed based on numerous examples.

Introductory lectures, plenary exchanges, online discussion forums, reflections.

Written exam (online exam). The presence is not obligatory in a lecture.

Basic literature to get started:
Hug, Theo (Hrsg.) (2001): Wie kommt Wissenschaft zu Wissen? Bd. 2, Baltmannsweiler: Schneider Verlag Hohengehren (auch als CD-ROM).


Hug, Theo & Poscheschnik, Gerald unter Mitarbeit von Bernd Lederer und Anton Perzy (2010): Empirisch Forschen. Über die Planung und Umsetzung von Projekten im Studium. Stuttgart: UVK/Huter&Roth (UTB, 3357: Studieren, aber richtig, ISBN 978-3-8252-3357-0).

Examination relevant references can be found in the OLAT.

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