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I. SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
II. SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
III. COURSE CURRICULUM
SUBJECT DATA
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING PERFORMANCE
THEMATIC UNITS AND FURTHER DETAILS
Subject name
EMPIRICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
ID (subject code)
BMEGT43A212
Type of subject
class
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
1
Practice
1
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
exam
Number of credits
3
Subject Coordinator
Name
Dr. Janky Béla
Position
associate professor
Contact details
janky.bela@gtk.bme.hu
Educational organisational unit for the subject
Department of Sociology and Communication
Subject website
Language of the subject
magyar - HU
Curricular role of the subject, recommended number of terms

Programme: Communication and media studies Bachelor’s Programme compulsory subjects from 2018

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 4

Direct prerequisites
Strong
None
Weak
None
Parallel
None
Exclusion
None
Validity of the Subject Description
Approved by the Faculty Board of Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Decree No: 580251/13/2023 registration number. Valid from: 29.03.2023.

Objectives

The aim of the subject is to introduce communication studies students to relevant methods of interpreting and analysing data on social phenomena.

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. Solid knowledge of the conceptualization for studying social processes
  2. Solid knowledge of conceptualization for studying communication and media phenomena
  3. Basic knowledge of social science methodologies.
Skills
  1. Research skills
  2. Analytical skills
  3. Reliable use of professional language.
Attitude
  1. Presence from social science egocentrism in social science fields
  2. Presence from social science egocentrism in other disciplinara fields
  3. Critical openness to innovation.
Independence and responsibility
  1. Adoption and enforcement of professional standards
  2. Independence
  3. Proficiency in professional communication both in oral and written form.

Teaching methodology

Lectures, practise, home work.

Materials supporting learning

  • Janky Béla. Empirikus kutatásmódszertan. Óravázlatok
  • Massey, D. S., & Tourangeau, R. (2013). Introduction: New challenges to social measurement. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 645(1), 6-22.
  • Young, N. S., Ioannidis, J. P., & Al-Ubaydli, O. (2008). Why current publication practices may distort science. PLoS medicine, 5(10), e201.

General Rules

The assessment of the learning outcomes formulated in point 2.2 is based on the work performed during the semester.

Performance assessment methods

Írásbeli órai Zárthelyi dolgozat, otthoni írásos feladat

Percentage of performance assessments, conducted during the study period, within the rating

  • házi feladatok : 25
  • órai írásbeli feladatok: 25
  • összesen: 50

Percentage of exam elements within the rating

  • írásbeli vizsga: 50

Conditions for obtaining a signature, validity of the signature

Előadások rendszeres látogatása

Issuing grades

%
Excellent 90-100
Very good 80–89
Good 70–79
Satisfactory 60–69
Pass 50-59
Fail < 50

Retake and late completion

Retake and make-up test options are defined by the valid regulations of the University’s Code on Education and Examination.

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
classes 28
preparation for classes 15
homeworks 20
reading 15
preparation for exam 12
total 90

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Topics covered during the term

Meglévő adatok és kutatási eredmények keresése --- Speciális kérdőíves kérdezési technikák --- Kvantitatív szövegelemzési módszerek és szoftverek --- Szövegek és képek kvalitatív elemzése --- Csoportos szóbeli kérdezési technikák 5. Csoportos kérdezési technikák

Lecture topics
1. -

Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details
Boros István óraadó oktató
Schlemmer Éva óraadó oktató
Szabó Gabriella óraadó oktató

Approval and validity of subject requirements