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Course module: 201800027
201800027
Research Methods and Skills
Course infoSchedule
Course code201800027
ECTS Credits7.5
Category / Level3 (Bachelor Advanced)
Course typeResearch project
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Social Sciences; Undergraduate School Sociale Wetenschappen; Onderwijswetenschappen BA;
Contact persondr. A. van Leeuwen
E-maila.vanleeuwen@uu.nl
Lecturers
Contactperson for the course
dr. A. van Leeuwen
Other courses by this lecturer
Teaching period
4  (20/04/2020 to 28/06/2020)
Teaching period in which the course begins
4
Time slotBC: See 'Help'
Study mode
Full-time
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Pre-enrolmentNo
Waiting listNo
Aims
Knowledge of and insight into:
Setting up, conducting, and presenting educational research on bachelor level.

Skills:
To work individually and in collaboration on a research project, that is, set-up, conduct, report, and present scientific educational research on bachelor level.
 
 
This course focuses on the research skills that are necessary for applying research instruments and methods that are frequently used in educational research (i.e., interviews, observations, questionnaires).
The skills relate to:
  • Operationalizing the theoretical concepts from a problem statement
  • Designing and performing data acquisition
  • Making a data analysis plan and conducting (qualitative and/or quantitative) data-analysis
  • Reporting (following the APA 6 Publication Manual) the used methods, results, and discussion
In this course, the methodological and statistical knowledge acquired in the course “Methoden en Statistiek van Sociaal Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek" will be applied on research centered around educational topics that have been addressed in previous content courses (learning and instruction, development and design, assessment and evaluation, advising and consultancy. 
 
 
Competencies
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Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Enrolled for a degree programme of faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Completed all course modules listed below
    • PM: Academic Writing (201700028)
Prerequisite knowledge
Knowledge of statistics and methodology and academic writing.
Required materials
Book
American Psychological Association (2009). Publication manual of the american psychological association (Sixth edition). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
ISBN:978-1-4338-0561-5
Instructional formats
Lecture

Small-group session

Tutorial

Weblecture

Tests
Writing assignment
Test weight100
Minimum grade5.5

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