Research Methods (PM)

- Repetition and further deepening of academic writing; - introduction to empirical social research with a focus on "expert interviews" (methods of data collection and analysis)

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Haslehner, F. / Wala, Th. (aktuelle Auflage): Bachelor- und Diplomarbeiten an Fachhochschulen , Lexis Nexis ARD Orac; Excerpts from: Flick (structured interview, thematic coding) Meuser/Nagel (expert interview) Gläser/Laudel (interviewing, interview guidelines) Froschauer/Lueger (transcripts) Möller (qualitative content analysis)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practice class: Input and activities, presentations and discussions

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (based on the quality of students' assignments, presentations etc.)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module Bachelor Thesis 1

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successfully completing this module, students will be able to work their way into a topic area of the chosen field, specify a corresponding research question and develop an appropriate empirical research strategy. They will have obtained the skills to research, understand, analyse and evaluate relevant (academic) literature. Building on these skills, they will be able to apply the survey technique of expert interviews and to evaluate them in a simple form.

Course code

0387-17-06-BB-DE-53a