851-0242-08L Research Methods in Educational Science
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Lecturers||P. Edelsbrunner, B. Rütsche, E. Stern, E. Ziegler|
|Periodicity||every semester recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Comment||Number 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)".
|Abstract||Literature 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