FF:ISKB15 BT Seminar: Methodology of LIS - Course Information
ISKB15 Bachelor Thesis Seminar: Methodology of LISFaculty of Arts
The course is not taught in Spring 2020
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- PhDr. Pavla Kovářová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Kudrnáč, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Ladislava Zbiejczuk Suchá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. PhDr. Jiří Kudrnáč, CSc.
Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Sabina Kubisová
Supplier department: Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
- ISKB06 Methodology of LIS
Knowledge in the range of ISKB06 Methodology in LIS
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course the student will carry out quantitative or quantitative research in his or her bachelor thesis. The subject is practically conceived, students will gradually pass through the process of quantitative research on the example of questionnaire or qualitative research on the example of interviews during the course. With the second approach, they become acquainted with the theoretical and discussion level.
- Learning outcomes
- Student will be able to:
- justify the choice of research design and describe its benefits and limits;
- define a questionnaire and interview methodology;
- create a questionnaire and interview scenario;
- evaluate research data using descriptive statistics and open encoding;
- interpret the research results and describe his or her own research in the bachelor thesis.
- 1. Research objective, problem, questions. Purpose of research. Importance and procedure literature review.
- 2. Comparison of quantitative and qualitative research with respect to the research goal. Phases of both approaches. Ethics of research.
- 3. Population and research sample and entry into the terrain.
- Qualitative Research
- 4. Creating an interview scenario.
- 5. Encoding of qualitative data.
- 6. Interpretation of qualitative research results.
- Quantitative Research
- 7. Variables and their operationalization.
- 8. Creating a questionnaire and tools for its distribution.
- 9. Cleaning quantitative data.
- 10. Descriptive statistics.
- 11. Interpretation of research results.
- 12. Research project/application. Research report.
- required literature
- REICHEL, Jiří. Kapitoly metodologie sociálních výzkumů. Praha: Grada, 2009. 192 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-3006-6. info
- PICKARD, Alison Jane. Research methods in information. Edited by Susan Childs - Elizabeth Lomas - Julie McLeod - Andrew K. Shenton. Second edition. London: Facet publishing, 2013. xxii, 361. ISBN 9781856048132. info
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, e-learning, group research project, discussion
- Assessment methods
- Processing the group research project to the level of the research report
Ongoing research presentations procedure
Active discussion at meetings
- Language of instruction
- Follow-Up Courses
- Further Comments
- The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
- Permalink: https://is.muni.cz/course/phil/spring2020/ISKB15