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FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner

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Lectures 2020/21

Social Work

> Research Topics SE
Social Economy and Social Work more

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

> Conceptualization and Research Design ILV
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Conceptualization and Research Design ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Mag. Roland Gombots, DSA, Bakk., Dr. Barbara Schörner

2SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

• Elaboration of a rough concept for the master thesis (under guidance of the supervisor)
• Planning of the own master thesis (research question, current state of research, methodological approach, relevance, aim, objective)
• Theory-driven development of a research question
• Application-oriented research designs in social economy

Assessment methods

distance learning
active participation
final exam

Teaching methods

Input of teachers and exercises provide the chance to sharpen perception and to sensitize students to different aspects of empirical research on the social economy. Distance learning exercises are given between the courses via e-learning platform Moodle.

Language

German

> Applied Empirical Research 1 SE
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Applied Empirical Research 1 SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Helga Eberherr, Mag. Roland Gombots, DSA, Bakk., MMag. Gerald Käfer-Schmid, Bakk., MSc, Dr. Barbara Schörner

4SWS
8ECTS

Lecture contents

The focus is on the development of qualitative and quantitative survey instruments, access to the field, specification of sampling strategies, implementation of and reflection on surveys, and the documentation and recording of data. Evaluation and analysis methods are considered as well.

Assessment methods

term paper, presence and distance learning exercises, tutorials / case studies, active participation in class

Teaching methods

Peer group learning and exchange between students are supplemented by feedback from lecturers. Between course blocks, distance learning exercises take place through the e-learning platform "Moodle". A productive learning environment is created, which enables not only progress with one's own master's dissertation, but also the application of the exercises independent of the empirical design of the master's dissertation.

Language

German

> Master's Thesis Seminar 1 ILV
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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

> Elective Course: Evaluation and Effectiveness SE
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Elective Course: Evaluation and Effectiveness SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

During the course we get to know and discuss various evaluation methods and designs with particular emphasis on impact evaluation. We also focus on discussing and learning from existing practice (case studies of social economy).

Assessment methods

term paper, distance exercises, active participation in class

Teaching methods

lectures, discussion
individual or group work
presentations
critical individual reflections

Language

German

> Master's Thesis Seminar 2 ILV
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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…
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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

> Applied Empirical Research 2 SE
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Applied Empirical Research 2 SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Florentina Astleithner, Mag. Roland Gombots, DSA, Bakk., MMag. Gerald Käfer-Schmid, Bakk., MSc, Dr. Barbara Schörner

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

The cours carries forward "Applied Empirical Research" of the 3rd term. The focus is on analysis methods and the finalisation of the master thesis.

Assessment methods

2 parts: 1. giving and getting feedback, polishing a text; 2. interpretation of SPSS-Outputs; presence learning exercises, active participation in class

Teaching methods

Peer group learning and exchange between students are supplemented by feedback from lecturers. Between course blocks, distance learning exercises take place through the e-learning platform "Moodle". A productive learning environment is created, which enables not only progress with one's own master's dissertation, but also the application of the exercises independent of the empirical design of the master's dissertation.

Language

German

> 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 Florentina Astleithner written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.