SOCn4007 Sociological Research:research design

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
prof. Martin Kreidl, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Martin Kreidl, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Mon 12:00–13:40 PC25
Prerequisites
! NOW ( SOCn5015 Research design )&& SOUHLAS
no formal prerequisites, but knowledge of sociological methods and theories corresponding to BA sociology major is expected. also familiarity with one stastical packag for survey data analysis is expected (STATA, SPSSr, R)
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 12 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/12, only registered: 0/12
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
THis class helps students critically evaluate research designs and think about their application in their own research work.
Learning outcomes
students can critically evaluate main elements of research design as they relate to the notion of causality in sociological research and can apply this knowledge in planning and executing their own research
Syllabus
  • experiments
  • quasi-experiments
  • natural experiments
  • comparative research- large N
  • comparative research-small N
  • comparative research- semi-standardized approach
  • replication in social science
  • mixed-mode research
Literature
    recommended literature
  • • Campbell, Donald T. a Julian C. Stanley. 1966. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Research. Chicago: Rand McNally.
  • • Freese, Jeremy a David Peterson. 2017. “Replication in Social Science.” Annual Review of Sociology 43: 147-165.
  • Encyclopedia of research design. Edited by Neil J. Salkind. London: Sage, 2010. xi, s. ISBN 9781412961271. info
  • Encyclopedia of research design. Edited by Neil J. Salkind. London: Sage, 2010. xi, s. ISBN 9781412961271. info
  • Encyclopedia of research design. Edited by Neil J. Salkind. London: Sage, 2010. xxxi, 560. ISBN 9781412961271. info
  • Comparative historical analysis in the social sciences. Edited by Dietrich Rueschemeyer - James Mahoney. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xix, 444. ISBN 0521016452. info
  • MILLER, Delbert C. and Neil J. SALKIND. Handbook of research design and social measurement. 6th ed. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2002. xxi, 786. ISBN 0761920463. info
  • MILLER, Delbert C. Handbook of research design and social measurement. Fifth edition. Newbury Park: SAGE Publications, 1991. xiv, 704. ISBN 0803942206. info
Teaching methods
lecture
seminar
discussion
presentation
team work
miniconference
student-to-student feedback
Assessment methods
homework
class presentation
literature review
student-to-student feedback
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught once in two years.
General note: Tento předmět se nabízí jako povinný.

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