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350102 SE BA2IV - Quantitative Research Methods (2020W)

(= ist nur für Studierende des NEUEN Bachelorstudiums SPOWI)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: German



Mandatory preliminary meeting on 15.10., 09:00-10:30 - ONLINE

Dates: Thursday, 09:00-10:30, 05.11, 12.11, 26.11, 03.12, 17.12, 14.01. and 28.01 - ONLINE

Opportunities to exercise at the specified times in the IT room on the 2nd floor, USZ II (note the limited number of people (max 20 students), the distance rules and the currently applicable guidelines.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Goals: Understand and apply the fundamentals of statistics using practical examples from sports science
Content: Deskriptive statisics (univariate, bivariate), inferential statistics, graphical presentation of results
Methods: Frontal instructions and exercises on the PC (MS Excel, SPSS)

Assessment and permitted materials

Homeworks, interim tests, final test

-) homeworks (20%)
-) theoretical knowledge (20%)
-) final test (60%, can be repeated)

The entire completion of tasks by students must take place by the following April 30th for courses with continous assessment in the winter semester, and by September 30th at the latest for those in the summer semester. Students who did not sign out from the course are to be assessed. In the case of a negative assessment, an examination before a committee is not permitted; the course must be repeated. Legal source: Statutes of the University of Vienna §10 (4, 5, 6).

You are expressly pointed out that if a result was obtained by fraudulent means (e.g. copying, plagiarism, use of unauthorized aids, forgeries, ghostwriting, etc.), the entire PI-LV is considered cheated and counts as a trial. (Entry in U: SPACE: X = not assessed).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The minimum requirement for a positive assessment is 60% of the total points, with each of the partial tasks being positively assessed.

Nicht genügend (5): <60%
Genügend (4): 60-70%
Befriedigend (3): 71-80%
Gut (2): 81-90%
Sehr gut (1): 91-100%

Es besteht Anwesenheitspflicht (75% der Einheiten).

Examination topics

Powerpoint slides and materials as provided during the seminar

SPSS, Excel applications

Reading list

Field, A. (2013). Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics, 4. Aufl., SAGE

O'Donoghue, P. (2012). Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies: An Introduction, Routledge

Hopkins, W.G. (2013). A new view of statistics. http://www.sportsci.org/resource/stats/

Association in the course directory


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