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Faculty of Psychology
EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES
Course unit
PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF PEDAGOGICAL RESEARCH
PSL1000260, A.A. 2010/11

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES
PS1092, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2010/11
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF PEDAGOGICAL RESEARCH
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MICHELE BIASUTTI M-PED/04

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
PSL1000260 PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF PEDAGOGICAL RESEARCH MICHELE BIASUTTI PS1084

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PED/01 General and Social Pedagogy 8.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
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Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 8.0 60 140.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 28/02/2011
End of activities 11/06/2011
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Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites:
Target skills and knowledge:: The objectives are analyzing the main techniques of pedagogical research
Course unit contents: The logic of research in pedagogy
The qualitative and quantitative approaches in pedagogical research
The definition of the theoretical framework
From the hypothesis to the operational definitions and to research questions.
Gathering data: main instruments
Analysis of results: verification of hypothesis
The interpretation of qualitative and quantitative results.
Planned learning activities:
Textbooks: Trinchero R. (2002) Manuale di ricerca educativa. Milano: Franco Angeli, --. --: --, --.
Teaching methods: The main topics will be presented during the lessons stimulating the discussions with the students. The workshops will be delivered by the class professor.
Assessment criteria: Tipo esame: written
Esame scritto: multiple choice
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