Analytical and Numerical Methods of Research of Social Problems

Major: Social work
Code of subject: 8.231.00.O.003
Credits: 4.00
Department: Sociology and Social Work
Lecturer: C. of Polit. Sc., Assis. Yatsyshyn U.V.
Semester: 1 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: - Acquisition of universal skills of the researcher, in particular, the organization and carrying out of educational employment, application of modern information technologies (work with VNS, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc.). - Acquisition of universal skills of the researcher, in particular oral and written presentation of the results of own research in Ukrainian. - Ability to demonstrate independence, timeliness and planning in research, to organize the acquisition of theoretical and practical tools, directing efforts and combining the results of various research and analysis, presenting the final result by a certain deadline. professional: - Ability to demonstrate subject and modern knowledge base in professional and related fields, to create and interpret new knowledge, including at the boundaries of subject areas; - Ability to conceptualize, design, apply and evaluate the subject project of the study; creativity, abstract modeling, substantiation and delineation of research tasks to supplement, transform, synthesize new and complex ideas, scientific knowledge in professional and related fields; - Ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of a large number of modern research techniques in social work and to apply in practice the principles of joint research in social work and other social sciences and humanities. program learning outcomes: - Deep substantiated knowledge of basic research paradigms, strategies and procedures and modern paradigms and concepts of education, science and social work and their implementation in their own research; - Understanding the conceptual significance of the principles, methods, means of health care in research and practice in social work; - Ability to identify, access, analyze and combine information from various sources, documents, texts, research results, as well as directly clients of social work (as the best experts in their own situation) to consider relevant tasks; - Analysis of scientific and scientific-practical sources - the ability to find, select, contextualize and interpret significant amounts of material; - Ability to apply research paradigms, strategies and procedures and modern paradigms of education, science, social work and their implementation in their own research.
Required prior and related subjects: prerequisites: Foreign language for academic purposes, Part 1 co-requisites: Research seminar in the field of sociology and social work Methods and methodology of research in social work Research on the topic of dissertation
Summary of the subject: Concepts and types of sociological information. Strategies for collecting sociological information: specifics and areas of application. Ethical aspects of collecting, interpreting and disseminating sociological information. Planning and organization of sociological research independently. Features of cooperation with research companies. Features of organizing and conducting surveys f2f and online. Questionnaire as a tool for collecting sociological information and manipulating public opinion. Survey as communication. The effect of interviewers and ways to avoid it. Features of working with documents and media information. Features of interpretation and presentation of data.
Assessment methods and criteria: current control - performance and protection of individual tasks, test control, frontal survey (40%) • final control - control measure (exam) written examination (50%) and oral examination on the issues of examination ticket (10%)
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