METHODOLOGY OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΙΚΗΣ ΕΡΕΥΝΑΣ / METHODOLOGY OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
CodeΑ22
FacultyEducation
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAthanasios Aidinis
CommonYes
StatusInactive
Course ID80003101

Class Information
Academic Year2013 – 2014
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
80022794
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course students will: Be able to define research questions, hypotheses and predictions. Be familiar with sampling techniques. Undersand general issues of research design. Know basic methods of research data collection. know basic methods of reseach data analyses.
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Aims of the course: The theoretical study and practical approach to basic research methods in the field of social sciences and humanities. More specifically the course tries to address general issues concerning the design of an investigation, research data collection methods and basic processing techniques and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.Practical examples from the wider field of educational research will be used. Contents-Modules: . Design and formulation of research questions, assumptions and anticipation. . Sampling techniques (random, systematic, cross etc. . General issues of research design (longitudinal study, cross-sectional study, correlational study, experimental study etc) . . Αction research and the teacher as researcher. . Research data collection methods: interview. . Research data collection methods:observation. . Research data collection methods: data coding and key descriptors. . Research data analysis methods:parametric and non parametric tests. . Research data analysis methods:qualitative analysis . Research data analysis methods:implementation and utilization of action research results
Keywords
Educational research, sampling, collection and analysis of research data
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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures240.8
Reading Assigment80.3
Dialog/Conversation100.3
Total421.4
Student Assessment
Description
The final assessment includes personal or team written assignement and written exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
L. Cohen, L. Manion & K. Morison (2008). Μεθοδολογία εκπαιδευτικής έρευνας. Αθήνα: Μεταίχμιο. C. Robson (2007). Η έρευνα του πραγματικού κόσμου. Αθήνα: Gutenberg.
Additional bibliography for study
Altrichter, H., Posch, P. & Somekh, B. ( 2001) ΟΙ εκπαιδευτικοί ερευνούν το έργο τους, Αθήνα: Μεταίχμιο., Κατσαρού, Ε., Τσάφος, Θ. (2003) Από την Έρευνα στη Διδασκαλία, Αθήνα: Σαββάλας.
Last Update
19-08-2013