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Cursus: GEO1-2415
GEO1-2415
Research Skills Global Sustainability Science
Cursus informatie
CursuscodeGEO1-2415
Studiepunten (ECTS)7,5
Categorie / Niveau1 (Bachelor Inleiding)
CursustypeCursorisch onderwijs
VoertaalEngels
Aangeboden doorFaculteit Geowetenschappen; Undergraduate School Geowetenschappen; B Global Sustainability Science;
Contactpersoondr. J.J. Patterson
E-mailj.j.patterson@uu.nl
Docenten
Docent
dr. H.J. de Boer
Overige cursussen docent
Docent
dr. G. Feola
Overige cursussen docent
Docent
dr. F.S.J. van Laerhoven
Overige cursussen docent
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. J.J. Patterson
Overige cursussen docent
Blok
4  (20-04-2020 t/m 10-07-2020)
Aanvangsblok
4
TimeslotB: DI-ochtend, DO-middag, DO-namiddag
Onderwijsvorm
Voltijd
OpmerkingStudents that passed GEO1-2105 or GEO1-2204 are excluded from participating in this course.
Cursusinschrijving geopendvanaf 27-01-2020 08:00 t/m 23-02-2020 23:59
AanmeldingsprocedureOsiris
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Inschrijven voor bijvakkersJa
VoorinschrijvingNee
Na-inschrijvingJa
Na-inschrijving geopendvanaf 30-03-2020 08:00 t/m 31-03-2020 23:59
WachtlijstNee
Cursusdoelen
Please note: the information in the course manual is binding.
 
 
After this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe and reflect on the multidisciplinary character of Global Sustainability Science.
  • Interpret and assess the opportunities and limitations of doing multidisciplinary research in Sustainability Science.
  • Classify and carry out analysis using a variety of the most important basic quantitative and qualitative research methods for conducting empirical research in Sustainability Science.
  • Explain and make judgements about appropriate research techniques and strategies in a given situation.
  • Interpret the findings of empirical research, as well as make predictions and draw conclusions about the meaning and limitations of research findings.
Inhoud
This course deals with the methodological aspects of empirical research. Empirical research uses empirical evidence, which means that you gain knowledge through observation or experience. In this course, students will learn how to develop a good research question and how to answer this question in a structured and verifiable manner by means of observation, measurement and analyses.
 
This course includes an Honours component

This course is an entry requirement for
  • Global Integration Project (GEO2-2417)
  • Bachelor’s thesis GSS (GEO3-2422)
  • Full participation in this course is required for Statistics (GEO2-2217)
Competenties
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Ingangseisen
Je moet voldoen aan de volgende eisen
  • Ingeschreven voor één van de volgende opleidingen
    • Global Sustainability Science
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Milieu-maatschappijwetenschappen
    • Milieu-natuurwetenschappen
    • premaster Global Sustainability Science
Voorkennis
• The course is also open to students Liberal Arts and Sciences with major GSD, SE, WCE, MMW, MNW, D&O or E&D.
• Students MMW, MNW and LAS can only take this course if OV1 MW (GEO1-2105) or OV1 NWI (GEO1-2204) has not been passed yet. They should contact Erika Dijksma (e.b.dijksma@uu.nl) before 1 January 2020.
• Students that passed the course Onderzoeksvaardigheden 1 MW (GEO1-2105) or the course Onderzoeksvaardigheden 1 NWI (GEO1-2204) are excluded from the course GEO1-2415.
Verplicht materiaal
Literatuur
Bryman, A. (2015). Social research methods. Oxford university press (5th edition)
ISBN:9780199689453
Werkvormen
(Computer)practicals

Voorbereiding bijeenkomsten
Students are expected to prepare themselves for lectures and tutorials by reading the assigned texts, as stipulated in the course syllabus.

Bijdrage aan groepswerk
Part of the assignments will be made in groups. In these cases, team members are jointly responsible for the quality of their end product.

Lectures

Toetsen
Eindresultaat
Weging100
Minimum cijfer-

Beoordeling
Mid-term exam (25%)
Final exam (30%
Assignments (45%), i.e.
• Excel (basics)
• SPSS I (descriptive statistics)
• Questionnaires (conducting questionnaires)
• Interviews (conducting interviews)
• SPSS II (t-test, MWU, Chi2)
• SPSS III (correlations and regression; spearman r, pearsons r, R2)
• NVIVO (coding qualitative data)

Aspecten van academische vorming
Academisch denken, werken en handelen
Bestuderen en analyseren van informatie
Gebruiken van informatie- en communicatietechnologie ('computer literacy')
Samenwerken met anderen, werken in teamverband
Voorbereiden / opzetten van onderzoek
Materiaal / data verzamelen / produceren
Materiaal / data analyseren en verwerken
Rapporteren over onderzoek - schriftelijk
Rapporteren over onderzoek - mondeling

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