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School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
Course unit
INTERVIEWING AND QUESTIONNAIRE TECHNIQUES
PSO2043557, A.A. 2015/16

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2014/15

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
PS1842, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination INTERVIEWING AND QUESTIONNAIRE TECHNIQUES
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can 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 MICHELA LENZI M-PSI/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/05 Social Psychology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method distance e-learning

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 05/10/2015
End of activities 15/01/2016
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2018 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 LENZI MICHELA (Presidente)
SANTINELLO MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
VIENO ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)
6 2017 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 LENZI MICHELA (Presidente)
SANTINELLO MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
VIENO ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)
5 2016 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 LENZI MICHELA (Presidente)
SANTINELLO MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
VIENO ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2016 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 LENZI MICHELA (Presidente)
SANTINELLO MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
VIENO ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)
3 2015 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 LENZI MICHELA (Presidente)
SANTINELLO MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
VIENO ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of general psychology, social psychology and research methodology in social science.
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide the theoretical bases and empirical methods of data collection through questionnaires and interviews.

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

- Plan and conduct a research in psychology (employing questionnaires or interviews)
- Adequately interact with participants
- Run some basic statistical analyses
- Disseminate results, adapting the content and language to the characteristics of the audience
Examination methods: Written exam (open questions on very specific topics). For international students, it is possible to take the exam in English.
Assessment criteria: Students will be evaluated based on the acquired knowledge and the ability to use their new competencies to the development and implementation of survey in different contexts.
Course unit contents: - Introduction: planning a psychosocial research
- Introduction to questionnaire and interviews
- How to develop a questionnaire
- The relationship between researcher and participants; the psychology of participants
- Administration of questionnaires and conducting an interview
- Coding and analyzing data
- Dissemination of findings
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Along with online lessons and materials (slide, scientific papers, book chapters...), online interactive methods and practical activities will allow the students to apply the acquired knowledge and competencies.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The textbooks will be integrated with the content of the video lessons, scientific papers and book chapters.

For international students, it will be possible to replace/integrate the textbooks with books/papers in English (based on their knowledge of the Italian language).
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Zammuner, V.L., Tecniche dell’intervista e del questionario.. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2000. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Roccato, M., L’inchiesta e il sondaggio nella ricerca psicosociale. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2006. Cerca nel catalogo