Compulsory Module 1: Introduction to Empirical Social Research (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students can characterise the basics of empirical research. They can assign the most important qualitative and quantitative survey methods to the respective epistemological and methodological background and decide which research questions require which methods. They are able to critically evaluate existing empirical studies and independently carry out the first phases of a research process (formulation of a research question, data collection, method reflection) qualitatively and / or quantitatively or in terms of method triangulation.
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PS Applied Methods of Social Science (PS / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Jérôme Schäfer
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PS Applied Methods of Social Sciences (PS / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Bernadette Müller Kmet
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PS Applied Methods of Social Sciences (PS / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Horst Hackauf
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