Course: Theory and methodology of science

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Course title Theory and methodology of science
Course code KPSY/XTMV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 10
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Jošt Jiří, doc. Mgr. CSc.
Course content
What is science, typology of sciences (basic, theoretical, empirical, praxeological, "hard and soft", etc. Theory of science Typology of knowledge (in addition to science also art, philosophy, praxi) Typology of epistemology - empirical, theoretical, metaphorical Quantitative and qualitative research Research projects Analysis of data and facto Report about research The structure of writing paper Ethics of scientific work

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
To give information about the science in relation to naive experience; to teach criteria for different value of scientific report; to teach skills for preparation research project in agreement with the goal of research a appropriate methodology.
To be able to think scientifically, to analyse quality of scientific report, and tu plan and realise research.
Prerequisites
Orientation in philosophy and theory of discipline, knowledge of basic statistics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

experience with research, orientation in philosophy
Recommended literature
  • A další studie i práce podle zaměření disertace..
  • International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition). Editor-in-Chief: James D. Wright. Elsevier 2015. ISBN: 978-0-08-097087-5.
  • Ferjenčík, J. (2012). Úvod do metodologie psychologického výzkumu. Praha: Portál.
  • Hendl. J., Remr, J. (2017). Metody výzkumu a evaluace. Praha: Portál..
  • Chráska, M. (2016). Metody pedagogického výzkumu: základy kvantitativního výzkumu. Praha: Grada..
  • Kerlinger, F. N.:. Základy výzkumu chování. Praha: Academia. 1972.
  • Kuhn, T. S.:. Struktura vědeckých revolucí. Praha: Oikoymenh. 1997.
  • Martin, P., Bateson, P. (2009). Úvod do teorie a metodologie měření chování. Praha: Portál..
  • Popper, K. R.:. Logika vědeckého bádání. Praha: Oikoymenh. 1997.


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