Métodos e Técnicas de Investigação Social

Teacher Responsible: Florbela Maria da Silva Samagaio Gandra
3º Ano | 1º Semestre
Learning objectives
1.To know the different dimensions involved in a research question; 2.To master the several methodological options of research/intervention according to the object of study and the subjects participating in the research; 3.To know the inherent processes to the construction of information retrieval instruments; 4.To understand the importance and necessity of a rigorous analysis of the data; 5.To know the inherent procedures to the elaboration of a pre-project of a social research.

Syllabus
1-Knowledge and socio-communitarian realities 2-Research Methodology 3-Research Strategy 4-Data retrieval instruments 5-Analysis and interpretation of data 6-Sources of information for community analysis 7-Writing of a scientific work

Teaching methodologies (including evalution)

The programmatic contents will be worked with the students using the explanatory method; the analysis of documents and several researches, guided according to the particular object of study chosen in the scope of the pre-project, and according to the research methods and techniques to be used; individual work; analysis and discussion of research problems. Evaluation methods and respective ponderation: the draw of a possible research which is 100% of the evaluation The students will work on their research/intervention on the course of the semester and will maintain a permanent dialogue with the professor.

Essential Bibliography (including ISBN)

ALMEIDA, J. Ferreira; PINTO, J. Madureira (1983). A investigação nas ciências sociais. Lisboa: Ed. Presença. 972-23-1231-6 BARDIN, Laurence. Análise de conteúdo (1988). Lisboa: Ed. 70. ISBN 9789724415062 BOUTIN, G.; HÉBERT -LESSARD, M.; GOYETTE, Gabriel 81994). Investigação qualitativa:fundamentos e práticas. Lisboa: Instituto Piaget. 9789896590642 DEL RINCÓN, Delio; ARNAL, Justo; LATORRE, Antonio et al 81995) .Técnicas de investigacion en ciencias sociales. Madrid: Editorial Dykinson. 848155104X FODDY, William (1996). Como perguntar: teoria e prática da construção das perguntas em entrevistas e questionários. Oeiras: Celta Editora, 972-8027-5 GHIGLIONE, R.; MATALON, B (1992). O inquérito. Teoria e prática. Oeiras: Celta Ed. 972-8027-13-3 HÉBERT- LESSARD, Michelle (1996). Pesquisa em educação. Lisboa: Instituto Piaget. 9789728245764 QUIVY, R., CAMPENHOUDT, Luc ( 2008). Manual de Investigação em Ciências Sociais. Lisboa:Gradiva ISBN9789726622758