Course syllabus PVOA - Introduction to Educational Research (ILE - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Introduction to Educational Research
Course title in English: Introduction to Educational Research
WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Course supervisor: Mgr. Dita Janderková, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
doc. PhDr. Petr Hlaďo, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Dita Janderková, Ph.D. (supervisor)
to study at faculty ICV
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Intorduction to the problem of scientific work and pedagogical research; specificity of quantitative, qualitative and mixed research design; gaining information about basic research technics used in pedagogical research; development of skills connected with data analysis and interpretation and writing research report.
Course content:
Aims of pedagogical researches; science and scientific theories, scientific work in accordance with findings making (allowance 1/1)
2.Chronology of scientific work and scientific research; its periods and characterictics (allowance 1/1)
Information research preparation and research project (allowance 1/1)
4.Research problem (allowance 1/1)
Types of researches in pedagogy; quantitative and qualitative research, their theory and methodology (allowance 1/1)
Quantitative research (types of parametrs, hypotheses, research file, validity and reliability of research instrument, research methods used in quantitative research and their specifies, data processing and interpretation) (allowance 4/4)
Qualitative research (criterions for qualitative research, designs of qualitative research, methods of data gaining, analysis of qualitative data) (allowance 4/4)
Writing research report (allowance 1/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Combined form
14 h
0 h
practice14 h
0 h
0 h
8 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
40 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
0 h
elaboration of reports
10 h
10 h
writing of seminar paper
26 h
26 h
84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Credit; processing model project of pedagogical research and proposals of data interpretation in the range scheduled by teacher and verbal presentation of research project in seminaries (in part-time form the task will be evaluated pointwise and verbally by teacher in content and formal way).
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendanceCombined form
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0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
GAVORA, P. Úvod do pedagogického výzkumu. Brno: Paido, 2000. 207 p. ISBN 80-85931-79-6.
ŠVEC, V. -- MAŇÁK, J. Cesty pedagogického výzkumu. Brno: Paido, 2004. 78 p. ISBN 80-7315-078-6.
ŠVAŘÍČEK, R. -- ŠEĎOVÁ, K. et al. Kvalitativní výzkum v pedagogických vědách. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2007. 377 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-313-0.
CHRÁSKA, M. Metody pedagogického výzkumu: základy kvantitativního výzkumu. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2007. 265 p. Pedagogika. ISBN 978-80-247-1369-4.

MIOVSKÝ, M. Kvalitativní přístup a metody v psychologickém výzkumu. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2006. 332 p. Psyché. ISBN 80-247-1362-4.
HENDL, J. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní teorie, metody a aplikace. 2nd ed. Praha: Portál, 2008. 407 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-485-4.
STRAUSS, A L. -- CORBIN, J M. Základy kvalitativního výzkumu: postupy a techniky metody zakotvené teorie. 1st ed. Brno: Sdružení Podané ruce ;, 1999. 196 p. SCAN ;. ISBN 80-85834-60-X.
MAŇÁK, J. -- ŠVEC, Š. -- ŠVEC, V. Slovník pedagogické metodologie. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita :, 2005. 134 p. Pedagogický výzkum v teorii a praxi ;. ISBN 80-7315-102-2.
PELIKÁN, J. Základy empirického výzkumu pedagogických jevů. Praha: Karolinum , 1998. 270 p. ISBN 80-7184-569-8.
DISMAN, M. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost. Karolinum, 2006. 376 p. ISBN 80-246-0139-7.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-SP-UOP Teaching Specialized Subjects, part-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Field of study B-SP-UOP Teaching Specialized Subjects, full-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016, WS 2013/2014, SS 2012/2013, WS 2012/2013, WS 2011/2012 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Kateřina Halíčková on 06/24/2014.

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