EDU4012 – Research Methods and Statistics - course I
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
THIS PROGRAMME IS UNDERGOING CHANGES IN BOTH STRUCTURE AND CONTENT. CHANGES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED IN FALL 2010. THE WEBPAGES WILL BE UPDATED WITH THE NEW COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT SOON.
Introduction to social science research methods. The themes of this introductory course are:
- How does social research differ from other ways of
representing social life
- A brief introduction to data collection methods in
quantitative and qualitative research
- Introduction to descriptive and inferential
The course aims to give students an introduction to the characteristics of social science research, and an understanding of the value and limitations of use of statistical methods in social science and some practical knowledge of the use of such methods.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
The course is a part of the Master programme in Comparative and International Education and the Master programme in Higher Education.
The course combines lectures and seminars. A minimum of 80% attendance is required of all students.
Assignments: There will be compulsory papers to write. Requirements will be announced at the start of the course. The papers are graded: Pass / Fail. Those students whose papers have not been approved are required to rewrite their papers.