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Bachelor's Degree in Gestão de Recursos Humanos e Comportamento Organizacional

Research Methods for Human Sciences

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 1887/2016 - 05/02/2016

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 15,0 OT

- Maria Alexandra Falcão Bento Baptista Vilhena de Carvalho

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This module aims to provide the students with skills that will allow them to develop research activity in human sciences related issues as a basis for other modules belonging to their programme of study as well for further studies or their future profession.

I - Breaking with common-sense. II - Research methods and techniques in human sciences III - Research strategies and stages. IV - General Methodology. V - Methods and techniques. Fieldwork; Surveys and questionnaires; The interview. VI - The research. VII - The hypothesis. Assumptions and operational work. VIII - Sampling.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: written test (60%) and practical assignments carried out in class (40%). An average mark of 10/20 exempts students from taking the exam.
Final assessment: a written test (100%).

- Santos Silva, A. e Pinto, J. (2006). Metodologia das Ciências Sociais. Lisboa: Edições Afrontamento
- Quivy, R. e Campenhoudt, L. (2008). Manual de Investigação em Ciências Sociais. Lisboa: Gradiva
- Sampieri, R. (2007). Metodologia de Pesquisa. Brasil: McGraw Hill
- Ghiglione, R. e Matalon, B. (1993). O Inquérito - Teoria e Prática. Oeiras: Celta

Teaching Method
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class
Not applicable.




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