Introduction to research methodology

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στην ερευνητική μεθοδολογία / Introduction to research methodology
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600016754

Programme of Study: PMS PPVA 2018-2023

Registered students: 20
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Seminar210

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
1. ΠΠΒΑΒ16-2018
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is the familiarization of the postgraduate students with the basic principles of research (objectives, means, conduct and results) as well as the development of competences and skills for the communication and presentation of its results (written and oral presentation) After successfully attending the course the postgraduate student should be capable of: • Identifying the processes and the final approach to the design and implementation of a research study • Accepting all ethical rules in conducting scientific research • Efficiently carrying-out a literature survey • Using terminology standards and glossaries and applying good practices in definition giving and term rendering • Presenting the results of his research in oral and written form • Selecting and composing his material for the presentation through transparencies and posters
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment120.5
Written assigments120.5
Additional bibliography for study
Π. Λατινόπουλος "Τα πρώτα βήματα στην έρευνα - Ένας χρηστικός οδηγός για νέους ερευνητές", Εκδόσεις ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ
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