FF:AJ34001 Methodology Seminar - Course Information
AJ34001 Methodology SeminarFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. PhDr. Tomáš Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- The objectives of this course include:
1. defining and discussing the subject of methodology in Anglophone literary and cultural studies
2. idenitifying different kinds of methodologies in literary and cultural studies research, and navigating in the process of selecting the best research methodologies for one's PhD project
3. presenting the chosen methodologies in relation to one's individual research projects.
- Learning outcomes
- Students will be able to identify the main methodological principles, relate them to their doctoral research, and justify their choice of a particular research methodology/ies.
- The course is organized as a series of 3-4 sessions during the semester. Each session will be designed to provide PhD candidates with a relevant background in research methodologies commonly applied in Anglophone literary and cultural studies, as well as to cater for PhD candidates' individual research projects. More detailed description of each session will be available in ELF at the beginning of each semester.
- recommended literature
- Research Methods for English Studies, Gabriele Griffin, Edinburgh University Press, 2005.
- Principles of Methodology: Research Design in Social Science by Perri 6 &Christine Bellamy, Sage, 2012.
- Teaching methods
- group discussions of assigned materials; presentations by invited guests; final presentation by the PhD candidates;
- Assessment methods
- Students will be assessed based on their performance in the group discussions and their final presentations of research methodologies applied to their research projects.
80% final oral presentation of selected research methodology/ies
20% group discussions
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: bloková výuka.