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: 75
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600177787
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
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: - know the types of research and the stages of organizing and conducting research. - identify, formulate and delimit a research problem. - prepare and implement qualitative and quantitative research designs. - study, understand and evaluate published research in Physical Education and Sports Science. - search for references and conduct a literature review.
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 and progress of the students will be achieved by: a) the presentation of a scientific article, b) as well as the final written examination in the content of the scientific articles presentations of all students.
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
04-05-2021