[ 505EMS3ICAU15 ] UE Content Analysis and Computer Applications

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
2 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Social Science Johann Bacher 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Fach Soziologie I
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Sociology 2016W
Objectives Students acquire skills in computer assisted content analysis.
Focus: qualitative methods
  • Content analysis as a methodology in the social sciences for studying the content of communication
  • Possible applications of content analysis
  • Project development and the usefullness of software assisting qualitative content analysis
Criteria for evaluation
  • Attendance
  • In-class participation
  • Presentations
  • Papers
  • Teamwork (projects selected by proposal of lecturer or own choice)
  • Student presentations
  • Discussions on respective topics
Language German
Study material
  • KUCKARTZ, Udo: Einführung in die computergestützte Analyse qualitativer Daten, 3. aktualisierte Auflage, VS, Wiesbaden 2009
  • MAYRING, Philipp: Qualitative Inhaltsanalyse: Grundlagen und Techniken, 11. Auflage, Weinheim 2010
Changing subject? No
Further information Software currently used: MAXQDA:
The website contains extensive tutorials in english.
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1SBICAKT: KT Content Analysis and Computer Applications (2009W-2014W)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 30
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority