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METHODS OF THE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND DIDACTICS

CODE 67712
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 4th year of 9322 SCIENZE DELLA FORMAZIONE PRIMARIA (LM-85 bis) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/04
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • 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 is structured to achieve the following educational objectives: to. Develop the ability to design a research b. Critically deepen the different research models c. Develop the theoretical framework of an educational research d. Formulate the research questions is. Define the participants or the sample f. Develop simple qualitative analysis tools (for example interview, focus group) g. Knowing how to critically analyze research data h. Knowing how to present a research / research paper i. Connect educational research to teaching practice

    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, Felici a scuola! 100 pensieri di felicità dalla scuola dell'infanzia alla scuola secondaria, FrancoAngeli, Milano 2022.

    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

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    February 2022

    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

    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.