The course provides applications of the knowledge acquired in the course of Methodology of Social Research, in particular:
- 6 cfu (prof.Sarti) will be dedicated to the construction of a quantitative research design, structured as follows: 1. Definition of a research design, 2. Definition of hypotheses and indicators, 3. Construction of a questionnaire or review of data for secondary analysis, 4. Data analysis using SPSS, 5. Interpretation of results.
- 3 cfu (prof. Bonizzoni) will be dedicated to the construction of a qualitative research (in-depth interview, focus group, participant observation, use of documents).
NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS
The course is thought in practical terms, so the attendance is highly recommended.
The program for non-attending students is based on the basic topics of the course in Social Research Methodology.
In particular the themes are the following ...
For the quantitative part: sources of data, concepts and variables, questionnaire, monovariate and bivariate analysis, introduction to multivariate analysis.
For the qualitative part: qualitative research techniques (participant observation, in-depth interviews, group techniques, document analysis).
Moreover, it's necessary to study some empirical research articles made available on the ARIEL platform: ARTICOLIdiRICERCA_9cfu: https://ssartirsa.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx