Educational research (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02391
Name of lecturer
Chiara Sità
Coordinator
Chiara Sità
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Monday 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall H from Apr 3, 2017  to Apr 3, 2017
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.2 from Apr 20, 2017  to Apr 20, 2017
Friday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Friday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall H from Apr 7, 2017  to Apr 7, 2017

Learning outcomes

What does "doing research" in educational settings mean?
How is it possible to build knowledge starting from educational practices?

The course aims at promoting awareness and competences about the logic and practice of qualitative research within educational contexts, analyzing its resources and exploring the basic epistemological orientations.

Syllabus

The course deals with the following contents:
- Qualitative research and its epistemological frameworks.
- The research design, its components, and the construction or a research process.
- The main qualitative research methods in education, their potential and limits: ethnography, discourse analysis, narrative research.
- The interview as a possible investigative tool: assumptions, technique, possible uses in the field of education.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Chiara Sità Indagare l'esperienza. L'intervista fenomenologica nella ricerca educativa Carocci 2012
Paolo Sorzio La ricerca qualitativa in educazione. Carocci 2005

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice test evaluating knowledge and understanding of the books and articles.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017