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851-0242-08L  Research Methods in Educational Science

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersP. Edelsbrunner, B. Rütsche, E. Stern, E. Ziegler
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)".


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