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The course takes place in period

1 (2020-08-01 to 2020-10-25)

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

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. (red.) 2017. Vetenskaplig teori och metod: från idé till examination inom omvårdnad. Studentlitteratur. Forskningsetiska delegationen. (2012). God vetenskaplig praxis och handläggning av misstankar om avvikelser från den i Finland. Forskningsetiska delegationens anvisningar 2012. https://tenk.fi/sites/tenk.fi/files/HTK_ohje_2012 .pdf 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 studies - 80 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 45 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

- 2 mandatory assignments proved. - document on theses idea proved. - mandatory online examination graded 1-5.

Teacher

  • Arell-Sundberg Marina
  • Arola Annikki
  • Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
  • Kiukas Carina
  • Sigfrids Ingmar
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Forss Mia

Examiner

Kiukas Carina

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (190 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Reexaminations

  • 2020-11-20
  • 2021-01-15

Course enrolment period

2020-08-10 to 2020-09-06

Assessment methods

  • 2020-10-14 - Exams
  • 2020-10-23 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-09-01 10:15 - 12:00 Metodikens grunder isi@arcada.fi is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65001923635   Meeting ID: 650 0192 3635   Join by SIP 65001923635@109.105.112.236 65001923635@109.105.112.235   Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 650 0192 3635   Introduktion till kursen Metodikens grunder & Forskningsprocessen Kiukas Carina
Sigfrids Ingmar
Stenbäck Pernilla
2020-09-10 12:45 - 14:30 Metodikens grunder Länk till föreläsningen: Olika typer av examensarbeten med tonvikt på verksamhetsinriktade arbeten https://arcada.zoom.us/j/3451760243 Arell-Sundberg Marina
Arola Annikki
2020-09-17 10:15 - 12:00 Metodikens grunder. Kvantitativ och kvalitativ design isi@arcada.fi is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67707825679   Meeting ID: 677 0782 5679   Join by SIP 67707825679@109.105.112.236 67707825679@109.105.112.235   Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 677 0782 5679   Kvantitativ och kvalitativ design Rosengren Åsa
Sigfrids Ingmar
2020-09-23 10:15 - 12:00 Metodikens grunder Forskningsetik Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
Kettunen Jyrki
2020-10-02 13:00 - 14:45 Metodikens grunder, föreläsning om olika vetenskapliga angreppssätt Carina Kiukas is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66191432998?pwd=VFZLamJoQU5XSis0T3NDOXlCZlhWZz09   Meeting ID: 661 9143 2998 Passcode: 927326   Join by SIP 66191432998@109.105.112.236 66191432998@109.105.112.235   Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 661 9143 2998 Passcode: 927326   Olika vetenskapliga angreppssätt Kiukas Carina
2020-10-14 09:00 - 11:30 Metodikens grunder Tentamen Vi denna länk kan du ställa frågor på chatten under tentamen Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69389156364   Meeting ID: 693 8915 6364 Sigfrids Ingmar
Stenbäck Pernilla
2020-10-14 09:00 - 11:30 Metodikens grunder Tentamen Via denna länk kan du ställa frågor på chatten under tentamen   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69389156364   Meeting ID: 693 8915 6364 Sigfrids Ingmar
Stenbäck Pernilla
2020-10-14 09:00 - 11:30 Metodikens grunder Tentamen Arell-Sundberg Marina
Enoksson Maria
Forss Mia
Kiukas Carina
Sigfrids Ingmar
Stenbäck Pernilla
Tana Jonas
Åkermarck Erica

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