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

General studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop a basic research competence. With this competence the student can start the thesis process.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to - be able to describe the research process. - understand how knowledge forms, different forms of knowledge and different traditions of knowledge development and understand different epistemological approaches in different kinds of disciplines. -assign forms of knowledge to different types of thesis and how it relates to the needs of development in working life and critically review scientific literature to support the thesis process. - apply principles of professional and research ethics in her/his studies - be able to identify needs of development, define topics and formulate a purpose and research questions for his or her thesis.

Course contents

The research process Theory of knowledge Design within quantitative and qualitative research The ethical view of research

Previous course names

2018-2019, Theory of Science and Methodology

Additional information

Compulsory tutorials Workshops in information retrieval offered (not assessed) FUI fair 28.5.20

Recommended or required reading

Tentlitteratur: Jakobsen, D.I. 2012. Förståelse, beskrivning och förklaring - Introduktion till samhällsvetenskaplig metod för hälsovård och socialt arbete. Studentlitteratur, Lund. Henricson, M. 2012. Vetenskaplig teori och metod: från idé till examination inom omvårdnad. Studentlitteratur. Övrig litteratur: Backman, J. 2016. Rapporter och uppsatser. Studentlitteratur, Lund. Björklund, M. & Paulsson, U. 2014. Academic papers and theses: - to write and present and to act as an opponent. Jansson, R. 2013. English for scientific research. A practical guide to good science writing. Studentlitteratur, Lund. Flick, U. 2011. Introducing Research Methodology. A Beginner's Guide to Doing a Research Project. USA, SAGE Publications Ltd. Paulsson, U. 2011. Uppsatser och rapporter: med eller utan uppdragsgivare. Studentlitteratur, Lund. Toikko, T. & Rantanen, T. 2009. Tutkimuksellinen kehittämistoiminta. Tampere University, Tampere.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 80 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 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

To pass the course the student should actively participate in group discussions and pass all the group assignments. The student should also pass the final examination. Group assignments 1 and 2 are graded by passed - failed. Group assignment 3 and 4 are graded with 1-5. (Group assignments 60 % of the course grade) The final examination (please if possible bring you own computer) is graded with 1-5.

Teacher

  • Arell-Sundberg Marina
  • Arola Annikki
  • Forss Mia
  • Gray Pamela
  • Grönlund Anu
  • Kiukas Carina
  • Ruutu Katri
  • Sigfrids Ingmar
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Tana Jonas

Examiner

Kiukas Carina

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (187 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Reexaminations

  • 2019-11-22
  • 2020-01-17

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
2019-08-28 12:00 - 14:00 F143 Metodikens grunder AV-HJÄLP: Under hela bokningen (12:00) Forss Mia
Hellsten Thomas
Stenbäck Pernilla
2019-09-04 10:00 - 12:00 F143 Metodikens grunder AV-HJÄLP: Endast i början (10:00) Arell-Sundberg Marina
Sigfrids Ingmar
2019-09-04 13:00 - 16:00 Metodikens grunder Tidsreservering
2019-09-10 13:00 - 16:00 FUI-mässan FUI- mässan
2019-09-11 10:45 - 12:15 F143 Metodikens grunder AV-HJÄLP: Endast i början (10:45) Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
2019-09-11 13:00 - 16:00 Metodikens grunder Tidsreservering
2019-09-16 10:00 - 12:00 E385 Metodikens grunder Workshop i informationssökning 17soc + 17ergt Hagström Sarah
2019-09-17 13:00 - 15:00 F365 Metodikens grunder Workshop i informationssökning 17fv 17bm Hagström Sarah
2019-09-18 10:00 - 12:00 Metodikens grunder AV-HJÄLP: Endast i början (10:00)
2019-09-18 13:00 - 16:00 Metodikens grunder Tidsreservering
2019-09-20 09:30 - 11:30 E385 Metodikens grunder Workshop i informationssökning 17hv 17sj Hagström Sarah
2019-09-24 12:00 - 14:00 D173 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Arell-Sundberg Marina
Sigfrids Ingmar
2019-09-24 12:00 - 14:00 D4106 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Forss Mia
Grönlund Anu
2019-09-24 12:00 - 14:00 B518 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Kiukas Carina
Ruutu Katri
2019-09-24 12:00 - 14:00 B522 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Stenbäck Pernilla
Tana Jonas
2019-09-25 10:00 - 12:00 F143 Metodikens grunder AV-HJÄLP: Endast i början (10:00) Kiukas Carina
2019-09-25 13:00 - 16:00 Metodikens grunder Tidsreservering
2019-10-01 08:30 - 10:15 E383 Metodikens grunder Workshop i informationssökning 17ft Hagström Sarah
2019-10-02 12:00 - 14:00 D4107-08 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Arell-Sundberg Marina
Sigfrids Ingmar
2019-10-02 12:00 - 14:00 D173 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Kiukas Carina
Ruutu Katri
2019-10-02 12:00 - 14:00 B522 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Stenbäck Pernilla
Tana Jonas
2019-10-10 13:30 - 15:00 B326 Metodikens grunder Lupp i grupp Forss Mia
Grönlund Anu
2019-10-16 13:00 - 16:00 F143 Metodikens grunder Tentamen Enoksson Maria
Forss Mia
Kiukas Carina
Sigfrids Ingmar
Stenbäck Pernilla
Åkermarck Erica
2019-10-16 13:00 - 16:00 E385 Metodikens grunder Tentamen
2019-10-16 13:00 - 16:00 E383 Metodikens grunder Tentamen

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