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. 100% (65% work written/oral Communication 25%/ Participation 10%).

Essential Bibliography (including ISBN)

AIRES, L. (2011): Paradigma qualitativo e práticas de investigação educacional. Univ. Aberta ISBN 978-989-97582-1-6 (online) ALMEIDA, J.; PINTO, J. (1983): A investigação nas ciências sociais. Lisboa: Ed. Presença. ISBN 9722312316 BOUTIN, G.; HEBERT-LESSARD, M.; GOYETTE, G. (1994): Investigação qualitativa: fundamentos e práticas. Lisboa: Instituto Piaget. ISBN 972-9295-75-1 BROOKS, R.; RIELE, te K.; MAGUIRE, M. (2014): Ethics and Educational Research. London, Sage. ISBN 9781446274880 FODDY, W.(1996): Como perguntar: teoria e prática da construção das perguntas em entrevistas e questionários. Oeiras: Celta Editora. ISBN 9728027540 GHIGLIONE, R.; MATALON, B. (1992): O inquérito. Teoria e prática. Oeiras: Celta. ISBN 972-8027-13-3 HEBERT-LESSARD, M. (1996): Pesquisa em educação. Lisboa: Instituto Piaget. ISBN 972-8245-76-9 PINTO, J.; SILVA, A. (1987): Metodologia das ciências sociais. Porto: Ed. Afrontamento. ISBN 972-360-5