FSS:ENS117 Introduction to methodology - Course Information
ENS117 Introduction to the methodologyFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/2. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. Mgr. Bohuslav Binka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Karel Čada, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lucie Galčanová Batista, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Renata Svobodová (assistant)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. Mgr. Bohuslav Binka, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Bc. Petra Burišková
Supplier department: Department of Environmental Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
- Tue 13:30–16:45 U34
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- ENS122 Academic Reading and Writing || HEN448 Academic Reading and Writing
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 16 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain theoretical-methodological principles of environmental research in the area of humanities. It also introduces information on the logic and strategy of empirical exploration, methods and techniques of data collecting. The aim of the course is to contribute to the ability of students to define their own research project.
- 1. Introduction of course, 2. Science and modernity, 3. Between science and humanities, 4. The social construction of nature, 5. Basics of field research, 6. The qvantitative research, 7. The qualitative research, 8. Public opinion research, 9. Data collection techniques, 10. Planning the project, 11. Presentation of projects I., 12. Presentation of projects II., 13. Final discussion
- Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost :příručka pro uživatele. Edited by Miroslav Disman. 3. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 374 s. ISBN 80-246-0139-7. info
- EDER, Klaus. The social construction of nature : a sociology of ecological enlightenment. Translated by Mark Ritter. London: SAGE Publications, 1996. x, 243 s. ISBN 0-8039-7848-0. info
- SILVERMAN, David. Ako robiť kvalitatívny výskum : praktická príručka. Translated by Martin Štulrajter. Bratislava: Ikar, 2005. 327 s. ISBN 8055109044. info
- Teaching methods
- Teaching methods include lectures, students´ individual work (reading of obligatory literature) and discussions.
- Assessment methods
- 1. Essay (3 pages - the issue will be specified), 2. Written test from the obligatory literature, 3. Seminar work (5 pages - the research project), 4. Oral exam.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses