Venera Gashaj: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Dr. Venera Gashaj
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences

851-0252-14LIntroduction to Methods in Learning Sciences
Course registration targeted at students interested in learning sciences research and higher education. Language of performance assessment will be English.
2 credits2SM. Kapur, V. Gashaj, T. Sinha
AbstractThe course aims at providing students with practical knowledge and skill of processing, interpreting and analyzing empirical educational data, including different lenses through which to view the nature of inquiry in the field, research design, and an overview of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research.
ObjectiveThe course will be centered around exploring methodological perspectives by focusing on conceptual aspects of datasets and experiments in the Learning Sciences. Face-to-face meetings will be held every fortnight, although students will be expected to work individually on weekly tasks (e.g., discussing relevant literature, creating and justifying research designs, performing data anaylsis)
ContentThe course has the following components: a) Planning design-based research/research designs, b) Overview of quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods in Learning Sciences, c) Ethics of Learning Sciences research