180.829 (19S) Research Seminar: quantitative methods

Sommersemester 2019

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01.03.2019 08:30 - 13:30 , V.1.27
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Tutor/in/Innen
LV-Titel englisch
Research Seminar: quantitative methods
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
5 (30 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
01.03.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

In the first part of the seminar, tips and criteria for successful academic writing will be introduced. An additional aim is to analyze and discuss selected examples of pieces of research that have been successfully published in leading journals in the specific field. Students analyze how the research was performed and learn about strengths and weaknesses related to the research as well as about methods employed in the articles. The results of these analyses will be discussed in class. In the second part of the seminar students present and discuss their own master thesis. In part 3 of the Seminar, based on the feedback of the first presentation, students are requested to present their progress since the last meeting. In part 4 of the Seminar, an introduction in quantitative methods and the statistical program SPSS will be given. At the end students have to submit a short exposé of their thesis project.

Inhalt/e

The Research Seminar Media and Convergence Management comprises of four parts: analysis and discussion of research papers, presentation of students' master theses, presentation of thesis' progress and introduction in statistical methods and SPSS.


Voraussetzungen:

Please read the two research papers (available on Moodle) for the first meeting. Please read the course outline on Moodle for further details.

It is advisable to already have a topic or at least an idea for a topic for the master thesis.


Literatur

A reference list will be provided during the first meeting.

Prüfungsinformationen

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Masterstudium Media and Convergence Management (SKZ: 150, Version: 13W.2)
    • Fach: Master Thesis (Pflichtfach)
      • Research Seminar ( 2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
        • 180.829 Research Seminar: quantitative methods (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 4. Semester empfohlen

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