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METHODOLOGY OF SOCIAL RESEARCH

CODE 100541
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 1 cfu during the 1st year of 9280 EDUCAZIONE PROFESSIONALE(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/07
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    The teaching aims to:

    - introduce issues relating to the approaches and strategies of social research

    - provide students with a general understanding of research design

    - provide students with the notions relating to techniques and tools that can be used in the context of a social research process

    - provide students with the basic skills to develop a social research design independently and choose the most appropriate research techniques

    EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTS

    At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

    - know the strategies of social research

    - recognize the strategy used in a social research

    - analytically describe the phases of social research design and the main research techniques

    - autonomously design an elementary research design

    - distinguish the most suitable research techniques to be adopted in relation to the specific research object and context considered

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures and classroom discussions with students

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    - The strategies and types of social research

    - The design of the research and its phases

    - The main techniques of social research

    - Sampling and questionnaire; the interview; group techniques.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The indicated textbook could be modified: confirmation will be given at the beginning of the lessons

    Palumbo M., Garbarino E., Ricerca sociale: metodo e tecniche, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2016 (4^ ristampa)

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    GUIDO FRANCO AMORETTI

    ELISABETTA GARBARINO

    LUCA GILIBERTI

    ANTONIO GUERCI

    CECILIA SERENA PACE

    MAURO PALUMBO

    CLAUDIO TORRIGIANI

    DONATELLA PANATTO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Second semester

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written exam with open-ended questions.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam mode allows you to check:
    Knowledge of social research strategies
    Knowledge of the phases of social research design and of the main research techniques
    The ability to design an elementary research design and choose the most suitable research techniques to be adopted for the research object and context considered
    The exam method allows the verification of the above listed knowledge and skills as appropriate open-ended questions will allow students to demonstrate the knowledge and skills acquired.

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students may be offered to participate in ongoing research to be evaluated in the examination