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Scientific Practices

Code 16562
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 4
Workload OT(24H)
Scientific area Communication Sciences
Entry requirements None.
Learning outcomes Reflect and evaluate together the various stages of development of the research work, creating conditions for a sustained development of the dissertation or internship report.
Present and discuss chapters or specific parts of ongoing research work.
Identify critical aspects in the scientific work process, considering theoretical adequacy and empirical research procedures.
Syllabus Definition of an investigation: presentation of the theme and the problem
The state of the art: what is known about an object of study
The methodological options: suitability and feasibility
Production and presentation of work leading to the dissertation or internship report
Main Bibliography Braga, José Luiz (2008). A prática da pesquisa em Comunicação: abordagem metodológica como tomada de decisões. E-compós, vol. 14, nº 1
Deacon, David, Michael Pickering, Peter Golding & Graham Murdock (2007). Researching Communications: a practical guide to methods in media and cultural analysis. Londres: Hodder Arnold.
Eco, Umberto (2003). Como se Faz uma Tese em Ciências Humanas. Lisboa: Presença.
Jensen, Klaus Bruhn (2002). Handbook of Media and Communication Research: Qualitative and quantitative. Londres: Routledge
Lago, Cláudia & Benetti, Marcia (2010). Metodologia de Pesquisa em Jornalismo. Petrópolis: Vozes.
Quivy, Raymond & Van Campenhoudt, Luc (1992). Manual de investigação em ciências sociais. Lisboa: Gradiva
Wimmer, Roger, Joseph Dominick & José Luis Dader (1996). La investigación científica de los medios de comunicación: una introducción a sus métodos. Barcelona: Bosch.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The participatory methodology of this curricular unit, consisting of the presentation and commentary of scientific research works in the process of evolution, has as an evaluative corollary both the active contribution of students in group dynamics and their progression in research, assessed by presentations in class and by delivering a chapter of the dissertation or internship report.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2024-01-16

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