Methods

2019-2020
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

• The student knows the methodological foundations of three main ways of
conducting empirical language and communication research (experiment,
survey, and case-study).
• The student is able to evaluate the quality of a study.
• The student is able to comprehend basic quantitative information.
• The student is able to translate between research questions and
quantitative information.

Inhoud vak

Critical consumers of scientific publications need to be able to judge
the plausibility of the conclusions in the light of the obtained data.
This entails evaluating the extent to which the design of the study and
the analysis of the data justify the conclusions. Participants of this
course will study the necessary concepts (such as validity and
reliability) and develop skills to do that evaluation in a systematic
way.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures and seminars (3 x 2 hours per week).

Toetsvorm

Multiple choice exam

Literatuur

Jackson, S.L. (2015). Research methods. A modular approach (Third
Edition). Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.

Doelgroep

First year Ba-students in Communication and Information Studies

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_AABACIW108
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. G. Mulder
Examinator dr. G. Mulder
Docenten N.E. van der Sande MSc
dr. G. Mulder
dr. E. Maks
prof. dr. M.M.R. Coene

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