Research Methods in SEC

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode WMEC005-05
Vaknaam Research Methods in SEC
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Research Methods in Science Education and Communication
Leerdoelen At the end of the course, the student is able to:
1) use the terminology used in research in science education and communication in describing, evaluating and designing research
2) recognize and know the opportunities and limitations of frequently used social-scientific research strategies and methods in science education and communication
3) search, read and evaluate research literature on science education and communication
4) make and present a design for a limited and practice-oriented research project in science education and communication
Omschrijving This course aims at providing students with some background in interpreting and conducting research in science communication and mathematics and science education. Students will be knowledgeable about scientific literature en will make a research design, which may be used in a subsequent research project.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Werkcollege (T)
(Presence during seminars is obligatory. Incidental absence should be communicated with the lecturer.)
Toetsvorm Opdracht (AST)
(Both assignments should be satisfactory (higher than 5.5). The final grade will be given if all required documents are placed in the portfolio.)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. A. Mali
Docent(en) prof. dr. L. Avraamidou ,prof. dr. M.J. Goedhart ,dr. A. Mali
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
The good research guide for small-scale social research projects. Open University Press. Fifth edition. Martyn Denscombe 9780335264704 €  25,00
Entreevoorwaarden The module Science Communication Skills (5 ECTS) and the Research Project: discipline (30 ECTS) have to be completed.
Opmerkingen This course is mandatory for both tracks (communication and education) of the master program in Science Education and
Communication.

This course was registered last year with course code WMEC13007
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Biology: Research  (Electives/Optional modules) - semester I a keuze
MSc Biology: Science, Business and Policy  (Electives/Optional modules) - semester I a keuze
MSc Biomolecular Sciences  (Electives/Optional modules) - semester I a keuze
MSc Ecology and Evolution: Ecology and Conservation  (Electives/optional modules) - semester I a keuze
MSc Ecology and Evolution: Evolutionary Biology  (Electives/optional modules) - semester I a keuze
MSc Marine Biology: Research  (Electives/Optional modules) - semester I a keuze
MSc Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmaceutical Design and Engineering  (Other possible Electives) - semester I a keuze
MSc Science Education and Communication: Communicatie  (Compulsory course units) 2 semester I a verplicht
MSc Science Education and Communication: Educatie  (Compulsory course units) 2 semester I a verplicht