Syllabus/achievement requirements


Foster, Liam, Ian Diamond and Julie Jefferies (2015) Beginning statistics. An introduction for social scientists. Sage: London

Kvale, Steinar and Svend Brinkmann (2009) Interviews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing. Sage. Chs. 6-12, 15-16. 170 pp.


NEW VERSION Neuendorf, Kimberly A. (2016): Content Analysis Guidebook, Ch. 1, 3-6, 8 OR

OLD VERSION Neuendorf, Kimberly A (2002): Content Analysis Guidebook. Sage. Chs 1, 4- 8. 125 pp.


Articles available on web

Fabio Giglietto , Luca Rossi & Davide Bennato (2012) The Open Laboratory: Limits and Possibilities of Using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube as a Research Data Source, Journal of Technology in Human Services, 30:3-4, 145-159


Articles and book chapters (i kompendium)

Field, Andy (2009) Chapter 1-3 in Discovering statistics using SPSS (Sage), 86 pp.

Hayes, Andrew F. (2005) Chapter 1-4 in Statistical methods for communication science (LEA Publishers), 81 pp.

Fink, Arlene (2013) Chapter 1 and 2 in How to conduct surveys. A step-by-step guide (5th ed.) Sage

Karppinen, K. & Moe, H. (2012). What we talk about when we talk about document analysis. In N. Just, N. & M. Puppis (Eds.), Trends in Communication Policy Reseach: New Theories, Methods and Subjects. Bristol UK / Chicago, USA: Intellect. 20 pp.

Recommended further reading:      

Corbin, J. M. and A. L. Strauss (2008). Basics of qualitative research: techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory. Thousand Oaks, Calif., Sage.

Field, A. (2016). An adventure in statistics. Sage

Jensen, Klaus Bruhn (ed.) (2012) A Handbook of Media and Communication Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Methodologies, Second edition, Abindon,Oxon: Routledge. Also available as e-book.

Fossheim, Hallvard, & Ingierd, Helene (Eds.). (2015). Internet Research Ethics. Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk. (178 pp) (Free download from

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