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Methodologies I

Module name (EN): Methodologies I
Degree programme: Health care management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: BAME18-07
SAP-Submodule-No.: P311-0051, P311-0052
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 6S (6 hours per week, accumulated)
ECTS credits: 8
Semester: 2
Duration: 2 semester
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Exam achievement: Written exam and oral examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BAME18-07 (P311-0051, P311-0052) Health care management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 2, mandatory course
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 240 hours (equivalent to 8 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 172.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BAME18-05 Academic Methodologies and Study Skills I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
BAME18-10 Expertise II
BAME18-13 Methodologies II
BAME18-15 Study Project
BAME18-20 Compulsory Elective II: Research Expertise I
BAME18-22 Compulsory Elective IV: Research Expertise II
BAME18-23 Compulsory Elective V: Evaluation

[updated 17.08.2017]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Iris Burkholder
Prof. Dr. Iris Burkholder
Prof. Dr. Johannes Gräske
Dr. Sindy Lautenschläger

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Learning outcomes:
Quantitative Methods:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with quantitative research methods for working on empirical topics from the professional field of nursing or interdisciplinary projects. They will understand research results, be able to critically evaluate studies, concepts, procedures and the results of research processes. Students will be familiar with the central inductive statistics methods, will be able to apply them and interpret their results in a technically appropriate manner.
Qualitative Methods:
Students will be familiar with basic principles of qualitative research, their most important approaches in development, theory, significance and exemplary application. They will be familiar with relevant methods of qualitative data collection and evaluation, will be able to apply them in a well-founded and context-related manner, and will be able to critically assess qualitative research results. Students will have received an introduction to the MAXQDA software program, used for qualitative data analysis.

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Module content:
Quantitative Methods:
1. Research process/research ethics
2. Study designs
3. Selection process
4. Data collection methods
5. Forming statistical hypotheses, statistical tests
6. Using programs (integrated introduction to the statistical program package (SPSS))
Qualitative Methods:
1. Development and justification of qualitative social research
2. An overview of scientific-theoretical and methodological principles, concepts and approaches of qualitative procedures (understanding sociology, phenomenology, symbolic interactionism, ethnology, grounded theory, objective hermeneutics)
3. Empirical-qualitative research process: Requirements, procedures, evaluation, implementation
4. Data collection and evaluation: relevant interview procedures, forms of observation, coding, content analysis and computer-aided data analysis
5. Quality criteria of qualitative research
6. Research results: Evaluation, presentation, publication; transfering research results into professional practice
7. Qualitative versus quantitative methods; indication, relevance, results, scope

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Teaching methods/Media:
Print and electronic media, exercises on the PC

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Recommended or required reading:
Quantitative Methods:
_        Döring N, Bortz J (2016). Forschungsmethoden und Evaluation in den Sozial- und Humanwissenschaften. 5. Auflage Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
_        Donk C, Lanen B, Wright MT (2014). Praxisforschung im Sozial- und Gesundheitswesen. Bern: Hans Huber.
_        Kukartz U, Rädiker S, Ebert T, Schehl J (2013). Statistik. Eine verständliche Einführung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS
_        Müller M (2011). Statistik für die Pflege. Handbuch für Pflegeforschung und _wissenschaft. Bern: Huber
_        Rasch B, Friese M, Hofmann W, Naumann E (2014). Quantitative Methoden 1. Einführung in die Statistik für Psychologen und Sozialwissenschaftler. Heidelberg: Springer
Qualitative Methods:
_        Brinkmann S, Kvale S (2015). Interviews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, London, New Delhi: Sage Publications
_        Creswell JW (2013). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches. 3rd ed. Los Angeles, Calif.: SAGE
_        Helfferich C (2011). Die Qualität qualitativer Daten: Manual für die Durchführung qualitativer Interviews. 4. Aufl. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
_        Lamnek, S. (2010). Qualitative Sozialforschung: Lehrbuch. 5. überarbeitete Aufl. Weinheim, Basel: Beltz Verlag
_        Mayring P (2015). Qualitative Inhaltsanalyse. Grundlagen und Techniken. 12. überarb. Aufl. Weinheim, Basel: Beltz
_        Polit DF, Beck CT, Hungler BP (2010). Lehrbuch Pflegefor-schung: Methodik, Beurteilung und Anwendung. 1. Nachdr. Bern, Göttingen, Toronto, Seattle: Hans Huber Verlag
_        Przyborski A, Wohlrab-Sahr M. (2014). Qualitative Sozialforschung: Ein Arbeitsbuch. 4. erw. Aufl. München: Oldenbourg
Further literature will be announced in the course.

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