Research Methodology

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ / Research Methodology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAlexios Benos
Course ID240000580

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses322

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Learning Objectives: To be able to read and understand published works and assess the usefulness and possible application of their results. To know basic research concepts and acquire the necessary skills for the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. To be competent to select quantitative and qualitative analysis methods, To know to choose the necessary methods data analysis and gain familiarity with data analysis with help software biostatistics namely SPSS. To recognize the importance of ethical relevance of research to the real health needs of the population and to be familiar with the ethical principles, relevant legislation and the framework of the research activity.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to research methodology - Introduction to evidence-based medicine (evidence based medicine) - Formulating a research question - Variables - relationships - cases - Critical analysis of scientific articles - studies Species: quantitative / qualitative - Quantitative research - indicators - measures - research design - Documentation Criteria and acceptance of an explanatory hypothesis - Sampling - stratification - Design research tools - Biostatistics - Clinical Epidemiology - Qualitative research - Validity, reliability and ethics research - Search literature sources. Evaluation of medical journals - Research at the Medical School, AUTH
research methodology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
- Pre-Course Assessment- Progress Tests- Final Exams: Small work in each course for better understanding. Final assignment on a selected topic.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«Εισαγωγή στην Κοινωνική Έρευνα», Earl Babbie, 2011, Επιμέλεια στην Ελληνική γλώσσα Κώστας Ζαφειρόπουλος, Εκδόσεις «Κριτική Α.Ε.», κωδ. στον Εύδοξο: 12508145) Β. «Μεθοδολογία της έρευνας & της ανάλυσης δεδομένων για τις επιστήμες της υγείας»,2011, Δ.Παναγιωτάκος, Εκδόσεις «Μαρία Τσακουρίδου & Σια Ο.Ε.» κωδ. στον Εύδοξο: 12492373.
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