Universität Wien FIND

230015 UE Methods of Empirical Social Research (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 23 - Soziologie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Donnerstag 05.10. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 12.10. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 19.10. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 09.11. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 16.11. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 23.11. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 30.11. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 07.12. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 14.12. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 11.01. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 18.01. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock
Donnerstag 25.01. 11:15 - 12:45 Inst. f. Soziologie, Seminarraum 2, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1.Stock

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Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

By the end of the semester students will be able to:
(1) demonstrate a knowledge of methods sociologists use to conduct research;
(2) discuss techniques and analyze data using a sociological approach;
(3) produce a research proposal, with appropriate literature, hypotheses, and research design.
The Methods course introduces students to the most important research methods and techniques inthe behavioral sciences, includingresearch design,methods of data collection, particularly surveys, intensive interviews, participant observations, historical and comparative research, among others. This course will also address the benefits and liabilities of each approach.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

In this course, students will be evaluated in the following ways:
(a) class participation
(b) writing and narrowing a research topic
(c) writing a quantitative research question
(d) writing research hypotheses
(e) drafting survey questions
(f) pre-testing survey questions
(g) revising survey questions
(h) conducting survey (collecting survey data)
(i) in-class activities: analyzing collected data, interpreting results, writing up results.
(j) writing a qualitative research question
(k) activities outside of class: conducting interviews, transcribing taped interviews
(l) in-class activities: analyzing interview transcripts, interpreting results, writing up results.
(m) 2 in-class exams
(n) final research paper

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Grades for the entire course will be assigned as follows:
1 Sehr gut 90% and above
2 Gut 80% - 89%
3 Befriedigend 70% - 79%
4 Genügend 60% - 69%
5 Nicht genügend 59% or lower

Prüfungsstoff

Students will be assessed as stated in the "assessment and permitted material", as well as the "minimum requirements and assessment criteria" above.

Literatur

I will post the following reading material on Moodle for students to read.
(a) course lecture notes
(b) three research journal articles (to be determined)
(c) excerpt chapters from English methods textbooks

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

in 505: BA M1 Einführung in die empirische Sozialforschung

Letzte Änderung: Fr 31.08.2018 08:42