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FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

Head of Department Social Work
Head of Degree Program Social Economy and Social Work


T: +43 1 606 68 77-3201
F: +43 1 606 68 77-3209

Room: A.2.20
Favoritenstraße 226
1100 Wien

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Lectures 2020/21

Social Work

> Social Work as a Profession and Science SE
Social Economy and Social Work more

Social Work as a Profession and Science SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- The Topic Social Work (as profession and discipline)
- Social Work as a Science of Acting
- Characteristics and specifica of professionell Support
- the development of the discipline Social Work and Research
- Selected theoretical models/approaches in Social Work
- Fields of Social Work
- Overview about Social work methods in Social Work

Assessment methods

a) oral (presentation)
b) written (seminar paper/Essay)

Teaching methods

- theoretical Inputs
- group work in small Groups
- students' presentations
- discussions

Language

German

> Research Topics SE
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Research Topics SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Christian Heschl-Sprung, MA MA, FH-Prof. Mag. Peter Stepanek, FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

0.5SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

• Presentation of research topics by lecturers
• Clarification or development of a project idea
• Clarification of previous knowledge and abilities resp. the need for education for the realisation of the project idea
• Selection of a topic and a supervisor

Assessment methods

final exam

Teaching methods

Introduction and “market place” for direct contact with potential supervisors of the own master thesis

Language

German

> EU Funding SE
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EU Funding SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

- The logic of the European Union (incuding specific cross sectional topics)
- Owerview of selected EU-programs

Assessment methods

written essay

Teaching methods

theoretical input
exercises (Group work)
technical discourse

Language

German

> Master's Thesis Seminar 1 ILV
Social Economy and Social Work more

Master's Thesis Seminar 1 ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Mag. Roland Gombots, DSA, Bakk., Christian Heschl-Sprung, MA MA, MMag. Gerald Käfer-Schmid, Bakk., MSc, Dr. Barbara Schörner, FH-Prof. Mag. Peter Stepanek, Mag. Ina Tschabuschnig, MAS, FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

0.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- Presentation of the exposé and of intermediate results of the Master thesis,
- discussion of topics,
- formulation of research issues,
- analyzis of research methods,
- counselling concerning next work-steps

Assessment methods

oral:
- successful presentation of the exposé

and

written:
- Uploading of the exposé and submitting the (working) title of the master thesis until 8th December 2020 (Portal for students)

Teaching methods

The students
- present, discuss and reflect the Status Quo of their Master thesis and prepare questions along the research process and
- discuss the Master thesis of colleagues in different stages of their thesis and give a constructive feedback as important hints for the next working-steps.

The lecturers
- discuss together with the students parts or aspects of their Master thesis (in different stages) and give a constructive feedback as valueable hints for the next working-steps.

Language

German

> Master's Thesis Seminar 2 ILV
Social Economy and Social Work more

Master's Thesis Seminar 2 ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Mag. Roland Gombots, DSA, Bakk., Christian Heschl-Sprung, MA MA, Dr. Barbara Schörner, FH-Prof. Mag. Peter Stepanek, FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

1SWS
13ECTS

Lecture contents

Presentation of the Status Quo as well as the intermediate results of the Master thesis,
- discussion and counselling concerning the next work-steps

Assessment methods

oral: successful presentation of the Status Quo and intermediate results of the Master thesis

Teaching methods

Students
- present, discuss and reflect the Status Quo of their Master thesis and prepare questions along the research process and
- discuss the Master thesis of colleagues in different stages of their thesis and give a constructive feedback as important hints for the next working-steps.


Lecturers
- discuss together with students parts or aspects of their Master thesis (in different stages) and give a constructive feedback as valueable hints for the next working-steps.

Language

German

> Spring School 1: Potentials of cooperatives for th…
Social Economy and Social Work more

Spring School 1: Potentials of cooperatives for the social economy ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Christian Heschl-Sprung, MA MA, FH-Prof. Mag. Peter Stepanek, FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Presentation of research results and discussion of current topics concerning Social Economy, Social Work and Social Politics (with national and international relevance)
- SS 2021: Topic: "Potentials of COOPERATIVES in Social Economy"
- social science compartive aspects concerning Social Economy, Social Work and Social Politics (on the national and regional Level as well as case-specific)
- Presentation and discussion of "best practice"-models

Assessment methods

- Students will be informed in the first lecture.

Teaching methods

- Key notes
- Group work
- Workshops
- Plenary discussion

Language

German-English

> Master's Thesis MT
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Master's Thesis MT

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

0SWS
0ECTS

Lecture contents

The final Master Thesis demonstrates the ability of the student to work autonomously along a research question or problem concerning Social Economy and/or Social Work.
The work on the Master thesis happens mainly in the 3rd and 4th Semester.
The student gets coaching from their supervisor during this process.

Assessment methods

- first assessment from the supervisor of the thesis
- second assessment from the (external) second assessor

Teaching methods

autonomous work and coaching by the supervisor

> Spring School 2: Potentials of cooperatives for th…
Social Economy and Social Work more

Spring School 2: Potentials of cooperatives for the social economy ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Christian Heschl-Sprung, MA MA, FH-Prof. Mag. Peter Stepanek, FH-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitta Zierer

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Presentation of research results and discussion of current topics concerning Social Economy, Social Work and Social Politics (with national and international relevance)
- SS 2020: Topic: "Potentials of COOPERATIVES in Social Economy"
- social science compartive aspects concerning Social Economy, Social Work and Social Politics (on the national and regional level as well as case-specific)
- Presentation and discussion of "best practice"-models

Assessment methods

- Students will be informed in the first lecture.

Teaching methods

- Key notes
- Group work
- Workshops
- Plenary discussion

Language

German-English

Publications

The publications of Brigitta Zierer written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.