Field research methods: Researching disability cultures
|Kod Erasmus / ISCED:||
(0310) Nauki społeczne i psychologiczne
|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Field research methods: Researching disability cultures|
|Jednostka:||Wydział Filozofii i Nauk Społecznych|
Zajęcia ogólnouniwersyteckie w j. obcym na WFiNS
|Punkty ECTS i inne:||
Knowledge of English at level B, without the need to know a specialized language related to disability, as this will be explained.
|Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:||
Contact hours with teacher:
- participation in lectures - 15 hrs
- optional consultations- 15 hrs
- preparation for lectures - 10 hrs
- projects- 35 hrs
- reading literature- 25 hrs
LECTURE: Altogether: 100 hrs (4 ECTS)
|Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:||
Within the scope of knowledge:
K1: The graduate knows the terminology used in field research methods in special education and disability studies and understands its sources and applications within related scientific disciplines - K_W01
K2: The graduate has knowledge about the design of field research projects in disability studies and special education. The student has knowledge about research problems, field methods, techniques, as well as ethics of the data collection and reporting the results; -K_W15
|Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:||
Within the scope of skills:
S1: The graduate has research skills allowing to the formulation of research questions, selection of adequate fields methods, techniques and constructing research tools, developing, presenting, and interpreting research results, drawing conclusions, indicating directions for further research, within the selected sub-discipline of special education and disability studies; -K_U03
S2: The graduate has the ability to cooperate with members of research teams at every stage design and implementation of research; -K_U15
|Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:||
Within the scope of social competence:
SC1: The graduate is aware of the need for constant self-improvement; -K_K03
SC2: The graduate is aware of the ethical dimension of field research; - K_K09
- Informative lecture (conventional) using presentation
- Seminar lecture
- Problem lecture
- Multimedia demonstrations and/or movies
|Metody dydaktyczne podające:||
- wykład informacyjny (konwencjonalny)
|Metody dydaktyczne poszukujące:||
- klasyczna metoda problemowa
The 15h REMOTE lecture scheduled in 7 meetings is primarily based on the disability studies approach to qualitative research. The content is highly grounded in educational anthropology and research-based learning. It will cover field research design and methodological issues related to researching vulnerable groups and participating in research of persons with various disabilities. It includes a discussion of case study reports undertaken in disability cultures with people with congenital and acquired disabilities, which begin at different stages of life and continue throughout their lifetime. Students will learn during the preparation of their own cases as well.
1. Anthropological and pedagogical theoretical contexts while qualitative research within socially vulnerable groups, people with disabilities. Cases about Disability Studies.
2. Field research design and ethnographic fieldwork in disability studies. Cases about people and/or artifacts.
3. Data collection and analysis in disability cultures and inclusive spaces. Cases about observations and informants with disabilities.
4. Research reports in disability studies: case studies, ethnographies, digital ethnographies, focus groups. Cases about real and digital fieldwork.
5. Rapport building in disability fieldwork. Cases about ethics and gatekeeping.
6. Researcher fieldwork dilemmas. Cases about biases, failures, and burdens.
7. Researching sensitive topics in digital disability fieldwork. Cases about hate and hate crimes.
ORGANIZATION OF THE REMOTE FRMRDC Lecture meetings in the winter semester 2022/2023
1. The RFMRDC lecture in the winter semester takes place REMOTE, in synchronous form (schedule hours with the USOS), like a teleconference, using the MS TEAMS tool.
2. The lecture is held always REMOTELY All elements and the detailed work mode as well as options and conditions of the examination (project) will be provided and discussed at the first lecture meeting in October.
3. Please set up personal accounts in Office 365, which will allow me to add you to the FRMRDC Lecture Group on MS TEAMS
Schedule of MS Teams Meetings on Fridays:
1/ 2022-10-07 09:45 : 10:30 1h
2/ 2022-10-21 09:45 : 11:15 2h
3/ 2022-11-04 09:45 : 11:15
4/ 2022-11-18 09:45 : 11:15
5/ 2022-12-02 09:45 : 11:15
6/ 2022-12-16 09:45 : 11:15
7/ 2023-01-13 09:45 : 11:15
8/ 2023-01-27 09:45 : 11:15 Grading day
a. Activate the account via the website https://office365.umk.pl,
b. Log in to the lecture using the generated Microsoft account https://portal.office.com/.
c. Please write down your login details, ie login, and password.
Access CODE to the lecture in the FRMRDC Group group on MS Teams: (will be announced before October 2022)
ONLINE SCHEDULE for lecture meetings 15h/ MS Teams FRMRDC Group: (will be announced before October 2022)
To your knowledge. Please keep in mind:
Only when the UCI - Informatics and Computer Department of the NCU installs the icon connecting USOS and Moodle - the lecture note will automatically appear in Moodle. So we are waiting for their actions.
Anyway, the whole lecture is carried out on MS Teams starting in October as scheduled in USOS.
1.Hammersley M., Atkinson P., (2007) Ethnography: Principles in Practice. London: Routledge
2.Creswell J., (2011)Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research Los Angeles: SAGE
3.Angrosino M., (2005) Projects in Ethnographic Research, Long Grove: Waveand Press.
4.Barbour R., Kitzinger J., (1999) Developing Focus Group Research: Politics, Theory and Practice. London: SAGE
5.Green J., & Bloome D. (2004) Ethnography and ethnographers of and in education: A situated perspective: Macmillan Publisher.
6. Yin, R. K., (2003) Case study design. Research and methods.Washington DC: Vanderbilt University.
7. Kozinets R. (2010) Kozinets, R. (2010) Netnography. Doing Ethnographic Research Online. Los Angeles: SAGE.
Remark: Please find useful also own countries social sciences repositories for various disability studies issues needed for completing the grading assignments or use Google books repository.
|Metody i kryteria oceniania:||
Assessment methods: graded credit
- participation in lectures meetings (including options; At least 3 participations in lecture meetings are required for credit)
- designing and online oral presenting of the case field project (individual
or team) including performing a chosen observation technique
(participant or non-participant)
recorded on CD as textual-visual presentation pptx; optional essay K1, K2, S1, and
- synchronous lecture discussions
S2, CS1, CS2.
The assessment methods include:
- Used references - 25%
- The structure of the presentation pptx -25%
- Substantial level of presented content -25%
- Assessment of the competence of verbal or written content presentation -25%
Criteria for final evaluation of field projects on pptx :
- fail - under (60 %)
- satisfactory - (60 %) C
- satisfactory plus - (70 %) C+
- good - (80 %) B
- good plus - (90 %) B+
- very good - (95 -100 %) A
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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/20" (zakończony)
Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (zakończony)
Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2021/22" (zakończony)
Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2022/23" (w trakcie)
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.