Methods for Academic Research SPD

Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode GEMARSPD
Vaknaam Methods for Academic Research SPD
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

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Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course, you are able to:
1. Formulate a research question that can be answered with a qualitative method.
2. Develop a theoretical framework and conceptual model.
3. Write an interview guide and construct a qualitative data analysis scheme.
4. Collect, analyze, and interpret qualitative data in line with a research question.
5. Use computer software to assist the analysis of your primary data (ATLAS.ti).
6. Critically reflect on the process and outcome of qualitative research.
7. Be successfully part of a team and to finish a given task or find a solution for a problem together with a team.
Omschrijving The main focus of this course is to collect data, analyze data, report results, and to discuss results in an academic manner. This course focuses on collecting and analyzing qualitative data and using qualitative methods, with a focus on interviewing. This course builds on, and enriches, your already acquired skills from the first-year course Introduction to Academic Research (IAR). With its focus on qualitative research, it complements the courses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Statistics (Statistics 1 & 2) that instead both focus on quantitative data and methods. Together, the methodological courses in the program equip you with knowledge and skills about quantitative and qualitative methods and their applications. Combined, this set of courses prepares you for your upcoming Bachelor Thesis.
Uren per week 2
Onderwijsvorm Guest lectures, Independent study, Lectures, Practicals
Toetsvorm Group assignments digital, Individual assignments digital
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. S. Verweij
Docent(en) dr. S. Verweij
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Additional literature will be provided.
Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative & Qualitative Approaches. 3rd edition, London: Sage Publications Ltd. Punch, K.F. (2014) 9781446240939 ca. €  45,00
Entreevoorwaarden Introduction to Academic Research (IAR)
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