Course: Research Methods on Social Sciences

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Course title Research Methods on Social Sciences
Course code KPD/KKVVČ
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Suda Stanislav, doc. MgA. Ph.D.
Course content
Comparison of qualitative and quantitative research. Theoretical background and principles of qualitative research. The research problem and research objectives determination. Basic qualitative research approaches. Interview. Observation. Encoding and displaying quality research data, document analysis. Data analysis. Qualitative research validity. Research report.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book), Individual preparation for exam
Learning outcomes
To gain knowledge about the principles of the qualitative research.
The ability to use qualitative methods The ability to choose the appropriate method The ability to conduct a research interview The ability to observe a social group
Prerequisites
Succeed in Methods and technics of social survey

Assessment methods and criteria
Colloquium, Test

The written test. Colloquium.
Recommended literature
  • Hendl Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum: Základní metody a aplikace. Praha, 2005.
  • Mayring Philipp. Qualitative Sozialforschung. Weinheim - Basel, 2002.
  • Švaříček Roman - Šeďová Klára a kol. Kvalitativní výzkum v pedagogických vědách. Praha, 2007.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Teacher of Religion and Ethics (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Ethics in Social Work (2013) Category: Social sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter