RURAL SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

Course Information
TitleΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΗ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΕΡΕΥΝΑ / RURAL SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
CodeΝ120Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001840

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
AGROTIKĪS OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
AGROTIKĪS OIKONOMIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600119969
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able: 1. to enhance their knowledge in research methodology 2. to enhance their sensitivity to research ethics 3. to handle literature review tools 4. to read and evaluate scientific articles.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is an exploratory first series of lectures on the philosophical background of sociological research in rural areas. Successful participating of students make considerably easier the assimilation of the teaching material and the achievement of a satisfactory degree. The course is especially suited to students who wish to continue their studies at the graduate level by providing the framework that required for conducting research and writing research paper. In particular the course also provides students with an overview of the areas of rural sociological research, questionnaire, experiment, interview, presentation, writing, data analysis and an introduction to the literature review tools and software.
Keywords
Research, Epistemology, Methodology, Experiment, Questionnaire, Interview, Fieldwork
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching Software: MS-Powerpoint e-class platform: Rural-lab platform (special platform of the laboratory)
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures40
Seminars3
Fieldwork10
Reading Assigment25
Project25
Written assigments25
Exams3
Total131
Student Assessment
Description
100% final exams or 70% written exams 30% individual project assignment (exercise) - Public presentation on Computer.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Babbie, E., "Εισαγωγή στην Κοινωνιολογική Έρευνα", Κριτική, 2011 (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 12508145).
Additional bibliography for study
Σιάρδος, Γ., "Μεθοδολογία Κοινωνιολογικής Έρευνας - 3η έκδοση", Ζήτη, 2009. Δαουτόπουλος, Γ., "Μεθοδολογία Κοινωνικών Ερευνών - 5η έκδοση", Αυτοέκδοση, 2005.
Last Update
11-10-2015