Interdisciplinary Research Methodology for IS

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

Doel vak

This course helps prepare students for scientific research and
particularly their Master research project and thesis.

Upon completion of the course, students:
• demonstrate the ability to formulate a research design that includes
the appropriate research questions and explains how they are answered
through the applicable research methods; (Apply knowledge and
understanding) (Make judgements)
• are able to argue for his/her research design with a solid
argumentation explaining the underlying assumptions and pros and cons of
the chosen methods; (Communication) (Make Judgements)
• gain a thorough understanding of the different ways to collect and
analyse research data according the different IS research methodologies;
(Knowledge and understanding) (Apply knowledge and understanding)
• develop the ability to to critically judge the obtained results in
relation to the research questions. (Make judgements) (Lifelong learning
skills)

Inhoud vak

This course teaches you how to design and carry out scientific research
in the domain of information sciences. You will be guided through the
different stages of carrying out a research project, from conducting a
literature review, developing a research design, to collecting and
analysing data, and writing the findings and discussion section.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures and interactive discussions.

Toetsvorm

Research Challenge Presentation (10%)
Literature Review Report (40%)
Research proposal (50%)

Vereiste voorkennis

Basic knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Literatuur

Readings will be made available on Canvas.

Doelgroep

MSc Information Sciences.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode X_405085
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 500
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. S. Lusini
Examinator dr. S. Lusini
Docenten dr. S. Lusini

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