[ 505SWDAWASK15 ] VU Scientific Work in Sociology / Presentation and Argumentation

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Social Science Karin Fischer 4 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)keine
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Sociology 2018W
Objectives Students will aquire knowledge about basic ideas of scientific working and writing in social sciences

  • finding a good research topic
  • planning a research design
  • writing a research proposal
  • handle literature sources / rules of citation (apa style)
  • presenting the paper / the results
  • Meaning and functions of social sciences
  • Science, truth, (social) reality
  • Types of research
  • From research topic to the final report
  • Rules of handling literature / quotation / citation-style
  • Preparing and delivering a presentation
  • Structuring material and using audio-visual aids
Criteria for evaluation final examination; written research proposal and presentation
Methods Inputs by instructor; group discussions; student presentations, feedback
Language German
Study material Course material; supplementary material will be provided separately
Changing subject? No
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1SBWSPVU: VU Scientific Work in Sociology / Presentation and Argumentation (2010W-2014W)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority