851-0242-08L  Research Methods in Educational Science

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersP. Edelsbrunner, T. Braas, C. M. Thurn
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 30
This course unit can only be enrolled after successful participation in, or during enrollment in the course "Human Learning (EW 1)".


851-0242-08 SForschungsmethoden der empirischen Bildungsforschung
Unregelmässige Lehrveranstaltung.

Zwei obligatorische Präsenztermine: 23.09. und 04.11.
An den übrigen Terminen nur mit einem Teil der Studierenden (jeweils mit 1-2 Kleingruppen).
21s hrs
Wed12:15-15:00LFW C 1 »
04.11.10:15-13:00ML J 37.1 »
P. Edelsbrunner, T. Braas, C. M. Thurn

Catalogue data

AbstractLiterature from the learning sciences is critically discussed with a focus on research methods.
At the first meeting, working groups will be assembled and meetings with those will be set up.
In the small groups students will write critical essays about the read literature. At the third meeting, we will discuss the essays and develop research questions in group work.
Objective- Understand research methods used in the empirical educational sciences
- Understand and critically examine information from scientific journals and media
- Understand pedagogically relevant findings from the empirical educational sciences

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersP. Edelsbrunner, T. Braas, C. M. Thurn
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationIn Kleingruppen muss eine Seminararbeit mit kritischem Kurzessay über die gelesene Literatur verfasst und im Plenum präsentiert werden. Es gibt insgesamt drei Termine, wobei an allen aktive Teilnahme vorausgesetzt wird.

Learning materials

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Places30 at the most
Waiting listuntil 04.09.2020

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