The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

~ A general ability to use research approaches
and evaluate those approaches based on the
applicability and credibility of research
findings in a specific context.
~ An ability to question and critically analyse
research design.

Learning outcomes

  • An understanding of why research is
    important in the cultural and media sphere.
  • An understanding of what the scientific
    and behavioural approaches entail and the main
    requirements of these processes.
  • An understanding of how research is
    conducted and applied in the various
    cultural and media specialisations.

Course contents

  • Introduction: The research process
  • Research Design: Research Problems; Research
    Questions; Hypotheses
  • Research Design: Sampling and Ethics
    ** Workshop 1
  • Literature Reviews
  • Quantitative Methodology: Surveys
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methodology:
    Content Analysis
  • Qualitative Methodology: Interviews and Focus
    groups
  • Qualitative Methodology: Discourse and
    Critical
    Discourse Analysis
    ** Workshop 2
  • Qualitative Methodology: Ethnography and
    Auto-Ethnography
    ** Examination

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Additional information

This course utilises continuous assessment
techniques, culminating in a final summative
assignment (written in the last class).
Instructions will be provided in relevant
classes, and deadlines clearly identified.
Assignments submitted after any deadline will
not be graded and will receive 0.
Students need to attend at least 80% of
all classes, participate in all workshops and
complete the final examination with at least
50% in order to pass the course.

Final course grade (1-5) is based on the
following scores: 50-54 (1); 55-59 (2); 60-69
(3); 70-84 (4); 85-100 (5)

Recommended or required reading

See material on ItsLearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 95 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

80% attendance across the course
Completion of at least 80% of
all course assignments (presented in
class and on ItsLearning).
Participation in workshops.
Completion of the final written examination
with a grade of 50% or more.

Teacher

  • Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
  • Törnqvist Jutta

Examiner

Hyde-Clarke Nathalie

Group size

No limit (45 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2019-11-15

The timetable of the course

See room reservations in ARBS

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-04 09:15 - 11:45 D173 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-09-05 09:15 - 11:45 D4107-08 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-09-10 09:15 - 11:45 D4107-08 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-09-11 13:15 - 16:15 D4107-08 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-17 09:15 - 11:45 D4107-08 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-09-18 09:15 - 11:45 D4107-08 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-09-24 09:15 - 11:45 B518 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-09-25 09:15 - 11:45 A311 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-10-01 13:15 - 16:15 B518 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-02 09:15 - 11:45 D4107-08 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
2019-10-07 09:00 - 11:00 E385 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie
Löv Monica
2019-10-07 09:00 - 11:00 E387 Metodik Hyde-Clarke Nathalie

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