Universität Wien FIND

150005 VU Methods in East Asian Studies (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Freitag 06.10. 16:35 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 20.10. 16:35 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 10.11. 16:35 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 24.11. 18:15 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 01.12. 16:35 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 15.12. 18:15 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 12.01. 18:15 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 19.01. 18:15 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Freitag 26.01. 16:35 - 19:45 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the basics of quantitative and qualitative research methods in the social sciences. This course will enable participants to formulate their own research questions, design their study, as well as familiarize them with methods of data collection, description, analysis and interpretation. Moreover, the final unit will be devoted to support students in their writing by offering advice on how to structure their manuscripts, and by covering the basics of proper usage of citation and paraphrasing.
The course is open to all EcoS students. Preferably you have already identified an area of interest you would like to pursue for your Master’s thesis.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Grading: 30%-Attendance and Participation; 30%- Homework; 40%-Final Paper (Research Proposal)

Attendance is compulsory. Also, the course is partly taught in blocks (cf. course schedule above).

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

By the end of this course, students should have gained a broad knowledge of different methodological approaches to gaining knowledge through the systematic study of the social, and be able to discern and apply various research methods. Throughout the semester, students will be asked to actively participate by delivering homework as well as taking part in the in-class exercises. Finally, students are asked to deliver a research proposal of 2500-3000 words in length.

Prüfungsstoff

n.a.

Literatur

Bryman, Alan (2015) Social Research Methods, 5th edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Optional:
Mason, Jennifer (2002) Qualitative Researching, 2nd edition, London: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Further reading materials will be distributed in class.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

WM4

Letzte Änderung: Fr 31.08.2018 08:42