Scientific Writing II: Quantitative Methods

Philosophy of science basics, aims of scientific work, formulation and evaluation of research questions, literature research, evaluation and management of literature sources, preparation process of a research paper, time planning for research papers, structure and outline of a research paper, scientific writing style, formatting and citation rules, creativity techniques, overview of the methods of quantitative social research.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Haslehner, F. / Wala, T. (2008): Bachelor- and Diplomarbeiten an Fachhochschulen, Wien: LexisNexis Rössl, D. (Hrsg.) (2008): Die Diplomarbeit in der Betriebswirtschaftslehre. Ein Leitfaden, 4. Aufl., Wien: facultas (BEWU)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussions, group tasks, individual assignments

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment, exercises and written assignments

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

1.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, students can form and evaluate research questions within scientific work. They can distinguish and apply methods and research approaches of quantitative research. The learning outcomes of this course contribute mainly to the following (international) programme learning outcomes: LO 4.1 methods

Course code

0389-20-01-BB-DE-25