The course is included in these curricula and study modules

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 External link
.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
  • Forss Mia
  • Jeglinsky-Kankainen Ira
  • Kiukas Carina
  • Sigfrids Ingmar
  • Stenbäck Pernilla
  • Piippo Jukka
  • Rosengren Åsa
  • Kielo Emilia

Examiner

Kiukas Carina

Group size

No limit (188 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
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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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