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METHODS OF THE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND DIDACTICS

CODE 67712
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 4 credits during the 4th year of 9322 TEACHER EDUCATION (LM-85 bis) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (TEACHER EDUCATION)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Empirical research in education in recent years has expanded considerably and today is no longer only research professionals but all the operators involved in the educational process, training and education. "Doing" research is a strategic competence for all operators wishing to improve in terms of quality and effective up its interventions and, more generally, the facilities in which they are engaged.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course "Methodology of Research in Education" is aimed at structuring a research design in education pointing out the types, methods, the definition of the research questions, the tools, the construction of the sample, the analysis and discussion of the data, communication of research by simulating the presentation of a paper at a conference

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Training objectives: to develop the ability to design a research design, use different models of educational research, develop a theoretical framework, define the theme and research problem (in kindergarten and primary school) develop research questions and hypotheses, to define the participants and the sample, knowing how process some of qualitative and quantitative analysis tools, analyze and critically discuss research data, communicate a search.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons, individual tutorial and in small groups, case presentations and research, simulations.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course of educational research methodology is aimed at structuring a research design in education with particular emphasis on the analysis of the narratives (focus groups, semi-structured interview, narrative interview, in-depth interview, biographical interviews, analysis of educational documents, analysis audio tracks, analyzes movies etc.).

Will be presented: the educational research types, methods, the definition of the research questions (with specific reference to the kindergarten and primary school), the tools, the construction of the sample, the analysis and discussion of qualitative and quantitative data, the communication of research by simulating the presentation of a paper at a convention or a report to search customers

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

1. TRINCHERO, I metodi della ricerca educativa, Laterza, Bari, 2013

2. TRAVERSO, Emergenza e progettualità educativa, FrancoAngeli, Milano

2. materials delivered in the course

 

For international students, texts and articles in English are available on request. The exam can be taken in English in the prescribed manner

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LOREDANA PARADISO (President)

ANDREA TRAVERSO (President)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

February 24, 2021

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

 

The exam will be written (both face to face and remotely). In case of face-to-face test: questions with closed stimulus and open answer In the case of remote tests: questions with open stimuli and open answers, critical analysis of projects, preparation of a critical paper

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
31/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/02/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
23/05/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
13/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
27/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
15/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
07/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

They invite all students to regularly visit the page of this teaching on the e-learning portal AulaWeb (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/). All information and materials related to this course are exclusively published in this site.

 

Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are recommended to contact the professor at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, according to the course’s objectives, take into account the modalities individual learning and provide suitable compensatory tools.