Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recognizing the main terms and concepts of the educational research.
Recognizing and planning the phases of research process.
Recognizing the main types of research strategies.
Recognizing the main research tools.
Undesrtanding the operationalization process.
Interpreting and explaining research data.
Explaining and presenting data analysis.
Recognizing actual research in education.
Critiquing and developing critical thinking.
Course contents summary
Introduction to educational research: methods and technics .
Research design in Education.
Variables and measurement.
Research methods and instruments.
Coggi, Ricchiardi (2005). Progettare la ricerca empirica in educazione. Carocci, Roma.
Teaching materials (texts / articles / slides) uploaded during the course on the course ELLY page.
Problem Based Learning.
Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.
Assessment methods and criteria
A structured written test.