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MEDU06 Research in Practice 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Media Education
School of Communication, Media and Theatre

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, students will have achieved the following learning outcomes:
? Understand the essentials of quantitative research, especially survey research
? Know how to interpret statistical results
? Understand the essentials of qualitative research in the approaches that involve participant-observation, interviewing and multimodal analysis
? Know how to organise and analyse the data
? Develop practical skills by completing assignments that require conducting small-scale studies of the research approaches that are taught
? Finalise the development of skills necessary to manage the thesis project

General description

Course can be completed two ways:

1. Summer school: 15. - 19.8.2016: ICT FOR DEVELOPMENT: A TECHNICAL AND SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE Lectures 13-16 and independent assignments in Moodle

2. A course in I period: Lectures (6 h) and independent study


Sirkku Kotilainen, Teacher responsible


21-Sep-2016 – 15-Nov-2016
Wed 21-Sep-2016 at 10-12, Main building D14
Thu 22-Sep-2016 at 16-18, Main building D14
Tue 4-Oct-2016 at 14-16, Main building D14
Independent work

Further information

Course is available only for the students in Media Education and Media Management programmes.