Research Methods

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΙ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ / Research Methods
CodeΓΕ5900
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID260000180

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 72
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600160488
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Familiarity with the research process (problem identification, formulation research-statistical hypotheses, design, data collection, statistical analysis, evaluation findings, writing the research paper). Developing critical thinking through lectures, discussions and work. Adopting the philosophy of the researcher and practice in thesis for graduation
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Procedure for conducting research : laws , principles , theory , models , examples. • Hypothesis formulation , springs, control and types of cases . • Variables: independent and dependent variables , pointers, forecast. Sampling, Identification / registration of the population, sample size , sampling error , time / confidence level . • Historical research : sources of historical research , external / internal review of sources of historical research . • Descriptive research: data collection instruments , scales qualifying hierarchy , views , conceptual differentiation. • Sociometry . • Questionnaires : forms, construction , control questionnaires. • Poll : Types and method of surveys , types of interviews . • Design surveys : design horizontal / vertical comparison , factorial design. • Developmental research: timeless / omochrones Développement . • Meta -analysis, retrospective study , follow-up study . • Experimental research: true / not true experimental research , experimental research designs , interpreting the results of factorial design . • Relational Research: through data collection and analysis methods Conditions of associative research. • Conducting research : title, abstract , introduction, overview literature , the purpose and importance of research terminology and operational definitions . • Conducting research : basic conditions, zoning / constraints research / statistical assumptions , methods, results , discussion, conclusions , recommendations , bibliography, appendices. Practical applications, preparing for final exams .
Keywords
exercise
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Description
power-point slides
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261
Reading Assigment261
Project261
Total783
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation of the knowlegde acquired by the students taking this course consists of a final oral examination at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Nelson J., Thomas J. ΜΕΘΟΔΟΙ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ ΣΤΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΔΡΑΣΤΗΡΙΟΤΗΤΑ Ι & ΙΙ ΣΑΛΤΟ Καμπίτσης Χ. Η ΕΡΕΥΝΑ ΣΤΙΣ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΕΣ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΕΣ
Last Update
05-05-2020