Universität Wien FIND

290091 VO Introduction to Empirical Social Research for Geographers (2012W)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Please registration for participation in the course via Moodle between September 10 and October 12.

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Language: German

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 11.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 18.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 25.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 08.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 15.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 22.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 29.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 06.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 13.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 10.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 17.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 24.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß

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Aims, contents and method of the course

In the course important preconditions (What is research? How to plan research? How to measure?), main steps and main methods of empirical research in social sciences are discussed. Intensive reference will be made to geographical examples. Special emphasis is given to the method of interviewing and to questionnaires.
To stimulate active involvement with the course content, students are assisted to carry out some of the steps and methods with regard to a small joint research project. Credits may be earned during the semester with preparatory readings as well as with research activities.

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Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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Reading list


Association in the course directory

(B11-6.3) (B07-6.3) (L1-d2)

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