Student Research, Part 3
|Course code module||3BPSW-030|
|Study load (hours)||84|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:||exam contract not possible|
Students have insight in the Empirical research cycle.
Students know the content and form of a scientific problem definition
Students have the theoretical background on composing quantitative questionnaires and they know the basics of interviewing (face-to-face and in group).
Students can look up scientific literature, perform a literature review and refer to literature correctly in a scientific text.
Students have gained basic skills in using SPSS
Students have a basic knowledge of statistics
Students have a basic knowledge in qualitative coding and analysis.
Students know the student research theme from Part 1 and 2.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Students can report on their findings in a research report. They are also able to communicate the results in an oral or written presentation.
Students can report on a scientific research in a written form.
Students can report on a scientific research in an oral presentation. If necessary they can support their presentation with an electronic presentation or a poster.
3. Course content
The student research is a practical course in which students learn to perform a scientific research. The specific subject can vary but the complete research cycle is passed through: from the construction of a theoretical framework to the research report.
At the start of Part 3, students hand in their research report of Part 1 and 2. In Part 3, the research report is assesed by the supervisor and 2 anonymous reviewers.
Next to the assessment of the research report of the student research, each student also makes an individual piece of work whereby one aspect of the communication process of a research process is elaborated. This elaboration can consist of one of the following: an oral presentation, an executive summary, a press note, a poster, an electronic presentation.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: TutorialsSkills training
Personal work: Project-based work - individualProject-based work - in group
5. Assessment method
Continuous assessment: ExercisesAssignmentsParticipation in classroom activities
Written assignment: With oral presentationWithout oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Dcumentation for this part will be given by the coordinator.
Mortelmans, D. (2002) Een beknopte handleiding leeronderzoek (SPSS versie). Universiteit Antwerpen: MTSO-INFO 25.
7. Recommended reading - study material
The coördinator can be reached by e-mail (email@example.com). All questions can also be posed on the discussion board at Blackboard.
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