SPCKC_MTO2 Methodology 2

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/0/16. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Victoria Shmidt, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Slepičková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Marie Vítková, CSc.
Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Mgr. Ilona Fialová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Fri 14. 11. 7:30–14:40 učebna 50, Fri 12. 12. 7:30–14:40 učebna 50
Methodology 1
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course the student will be acknowledged with basic principles of qualitative and quantitative research, their techniques and main objectives for the use of these techniques in students own researches. They will understand the basic principles of induction or deduction and basic concepts of science research such as theory, operationalization, hypothesis, realiability, validity, representativity and their role in research. Students will learn how to plan their own research, propose the adequate methodology, construct their research tools and to judge their applicability and debate the main obstacles or challenges they will be confonted with during the realization of their diploma research.
  • Research methods, social vs. natural sciences, causal relationship and correlation Quantitative research, deductive research logic Qualitative research, inductive research logic Hypothesis, research sample, validity and representativity The use of hypothesis and research questions in research Stages of research Types of research Questionnaire and interview as data gathering techniques The basic tradition of qualitative research Field research, field notes Ethical dimensions of research
  • KAUFMANN, Jean-Claude. Chápající rozhovor. Translated by Marie Černá. Vydání první. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství (SLON), 2010. 151 stran. ISBN 9788074190339. info
  • PUNCH, Keith. Základy kvantitativního šetření. Translated by Jan Hendl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2008. 150 s. ISBN 9788073673819. info
  • Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost :příručka pro uživatele. Edited by Miroslav Disman. 3. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 374 s. ISBN 978-80-246-0139-7. info
  • 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
  • GAVORA, Peter. Úvod do pedagogického výzkumu. Translated by Vladimír Jůva. Brno: Paido, 2000. 207 stran. ISBN 8085931796. info
  • Výzkumné metody v pedagogice :příručka pro studenty, učitele a výzkumné pracovníky. Edited by Peter Gavora. [1. vyd.]. Brno: Paido, 1996. 130 s. ISBN 80-85931-15-X. info
Teaching methods
theoretical methodological lecture (course), theoretical project (the plan of research) like semestral homework,
Assessment methods
exam (written test valued by 0-35 points). It is necessary to get 21 points from 35. /More informations in Study Materials (Studijní materiály předmětu) in IS/
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 16 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2014, recent)
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