Investigação em Contextos Educativos

Teacher Responsible: Luís Miguel Prata Alves Gomes
1º Ano | 1º Semestre
Learning objectives
Analyze reflexively different theories and concepts that define problems involving educational research issues (reasoned problematic construction); Explain and base methodological research options depending on the study object and subjects participating in research (project design); Build and apply different research and analysis techniques (planning, development and implementation of the project); Write a research report (scientific work); Communicate and argue the main results obtained (scientific presentation of the work); Reveal reflective capabilities

1. General Framework: educational research importance 2. Scientific research Itinerary 3. Research Methodology 3.1. Quantitative Approaches 3.2. Qualitative Approaches 3.2.1. Case study 3.2.2. Applied qualitative Research 4. Data collection Procedures 4.1-Observation 4.2-Survey 4.3-Interviews 5. Results analysis 6. Action research: assumptions and models 7. Scientific work redaction methodology

Teaching methodologies (including evalution)

Presentation, debate, documents analysis, individual/group work, project, observation, experiments, problems and reflection. Creation of theoretical-practical reflection space to facilitate trainees ' learning about concepts, perspectives and procedures for conducting investigative work; Debate to share knowledge and experiences on methodological issues within the education framework ; students' work tutorials. Critical and reflective analysis work resulting from the observation and recording of evidence from practice placements. Development of an applied research project with theoretical-practical follow-up of school activities. Continuous qualitative evaluation that will for the final project presentation.

Essential Bibliography (including ISBN)

ALBARELLO, L.; DIGNEFFE, F.; HIERNAUX, J.-P.; et al (2005)2aed.: Práticas e métodos de investigação em ciências sociais. Lisboa: Ed. Gradiva, Col.Trajectos. ISBN 972-662-554-8 ATKINS, L.; WALLACE, S. (2012): Qualitative Research in Education. London, Sage. ISBN 9781446208076 BELL, J. (2008)4aed.: Como realizar um projecto de investigação. Lisboa: Ed. Gradiva. ISBN 972-662-524-6 COUTINHO, C. P. (2011): Metodologia de Investigação em Ciências Sociais e Humanas: Teoria e Pratica. Coimbra, Almedina. ISBN 9789724051376. QUIVY, R.; CAMPENHOUDT, L.van (2008)5aed.: Manual de investigação em Ciências Sociais. Lisboa, Gradiva. ISBN 972-662-275-1 TUCKMAN, B. (2000). Manual de Investigação em Educação. Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. ISBN 9789723114348