Sociology and social research - METODI DI RICERCA SOCIALE (2015/2016)



Course code
4S003175
Credits
6
Academic sector
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
Lezioni 5 Sem. IA Mauro Niero
Esercitazioni 1 Sem. IA Mauro Niero

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
Lezioni Tuesday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 1  
Lezioni Tuesday 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 1  
Lezioni Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 1  

Learning outcomes

Objectives of the course are the following:
1) Introduction to scientific method in the varieties qualitative and quantitative that characterize the social sciences.
2) Learning how to design a social study in contexts and subjects relative to the social work;
2) Experiencing qualitative and quantitative research issues through 2.0 online technologies,

Syllabus

The programme consists of the following:
1) Introduction to social research methods;
2) Research methodology in physical as well as Social Sciences;
3) Social research and social work issues;
4) Research study design;
5) Experiencing qualitative and quantitative research techniques;
6) Use of 2.0 online technologies in the implementation of a social research study
7) Introduction to descriptive statistics

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of the following:
- questionnaire on methodological issues about points 1-3 seen above;
- research project and data report on an on field research exercise.
Both tasks have to be fulfilled tfor getting a mark

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016