Sociology and social research - METODI DI RICERCA SOCIALE (2016/2017)



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 prof. Niero 3 Sem. IB Mauro Niero
Esercitazioni prof. Niero 1 Sem. IB Mauro Niero
Lezioni prof.ssa Lonardi 1 Sem. IB Cristina Lonardi
Esercitazioni prof.ssa Lonardi 1 Sem. IB Cristina Lonardi

Lesson timetable

Sem. IB
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
Lezioni prof. Niero Monday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi  
Esercitazioni prof. Niero Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi  
Lezioni prof.ssa Lonardi Tuesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi  
Esercitazioni prof.ssa Lonardi Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi  

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 program me 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

Teaching aids
Title Format (Language, Size, Publication date)
LONARDI PROGRAMMA ESAME TESTI LEZIONI  pdfpdf (it, 40 KB, 08/11/16)
slide  pdfpdf (it, 6913 KB, 17/11/16)
LONARDI PROGRAMMA ESAME TESTI LEZIONI  pdfpdf (it, 40 KB, 08/11/16)
slide  pdfpdf (it, 6913 KB, 17/11/16)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017