Group Research Project
Full course description
1 Seminar (2 academic hours / week) This seminar will enable the students to experience all steps of the research process from finding interesting research questions, over hypothesizing, applying research methods and designs, implementing and conducting the research project, collecting data, analyzing the data, evaluating the results and presenting the findings. They will do so mainly on their own with support from the professors. By applying their theoretical skill set on their own project each group will improve and extend their overall research skills.
Full-time Teachers: Prof. Dr. Michael Gielnik, Prof. Dr. David Loschelder
Students will gain knowledge and skills in extracting interesting research questions and in transferring those questions to appropriate research designs. Students will extend their overall research skills in specified areas of research.
Students will improve their social competencies by working in small groups to conduct a research project within one semester. In order to complete the group research project successfully, the students will learn how to coordinate, organize, and lead teams to complete the research project on time.
Substantial knowledge in research design and methodology.