Research in Practice
Volledige vakbeschrijvingThis research seminar will prepare students for their exam option (Fieldwork, Internship, Desk Study). Numerous research traditions prevail in the field of globalization and development The nature of the research may vary—both intensive literature study (desk study) and empirical work (internship or fieldwork) are thesis options. Students will prepare for their internship, desk study or fieldwork by: formulating research questions, developing a literature review, identifying a methodological framework, and writing of a full research proposal.
Doelstellingen van dit vakAt the end of the course students will be able to: • independently identify knowledge gaps in Globalization and Development studies and formulate a research question • choose an appropriate methodology and research design utilising quantitative and/or qualitative analytical tools to answer research questions • critically reflect upon the relations between theoretical framework, methodology, and empirical findings • critically reflect on research ethics • make sensitive and reflexive choices regarding research questions and approach • reflect on the contestation and intellectual struggle inherent in knowledge and research production, and develop a socially and ethically responsible attitude towards knowledge application.
VoorwaardenThe courses: - GDS4000, - GDS4001, - GDS4002, - GDS4003 or - GDS4004
6 jan 2020
31 jan 2020
Taal van de opleiding:Engels
Onderwijsmethode:Assignment(s), Paper(s), Presentation(s), Lecture(s), Research
Evaluatiemethoden:Attendance, Final paper, Presentation, Participation
Trefwoorden:Research; qualitative, quantitative and mixed methodology; research ethics