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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Research Seminar “Youth”

2020/2021
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
4
Кредиты

Автор программы


Ариф Эльвира Маратовна
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
3-й курс, 1-4 модуль

Преподаватели


Майборода Алина Владимировна


Саблина Анастасия Андреевна

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is aimed at introducing students to everyday life of youth through the prism of the qualitative research methods and study of academic literature on youth. Students will learn the basic methods of qualitative research, theoretical approaches, empiical methods of youth research. Finally, students will have an opportunity to conduct their own qualitative empirical research on youth.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Know key youth studies concepts
  • Understand and discuss topics related to youth cultures, scenes, solidarity
  • Improve their skills in developing research design in the framework of youth studies
  • Know and use the basic fundaments of qualitative approach
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of fundamentals of qualitative sociological research of youth
  • Analyze academic literature in a selected research field. Evaluate the logic and argumentation of academic texts.
  • Apply concepts and theories to solve specific research problems; use concepts and principles in new research contexts
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Topic 2: Design of qualitative research
    Seminar 6 Research problem and purpose statement Seminar 7 Developing qualitative research questions Seminar 8 Theoretical basis for qualitative research Seminar 9 Methodology and Strategy
  • Topic 3: Doing literature review
    Seminar 10 Search and selection of academic literature on the research topic. Strategies of reading and analyzing. Organizing and expressing ideas
  • Topic 1: Introduction in Youth Studies (4 seminars)
    Seminars 1. An Introduction to Youth Studies. The social construction of youth. Generational approaches Seminar 2. Youth studies in the Western Academic Tradition Part 1. The Chicago School of Ethnography. Seminar 3. Youth studies in the Western Academic Tradition Part 2. The Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (BCCCS). Youth subcultures, movements, neo-tribes, scenes Seminar 4-5. The development of youth research in Russia.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking homework 1
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 2
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 3
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 4
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking In-class Participation
  • non-blocking Exam
  • non-blocking homework 5
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 6
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.3 * Exam + 0.1 * homework 1 + 0.1 * homework 2 + 0.1 * homework 3 + 0.1 * homework 4 + 0.1 * homework 5 + 0.1 * homework 6 + 0.1 * In-class Participation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Riviera, D. (2010). Picture This: A Review of Doing Visual Ethnography: Images, Media, and Representation in Research by Sarah Pink. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.DF35A737
  • Silverman, D. (DE-588)141743867, (DE-627)631177094, (DE-576)163079072, aut. (2010). Doing qualitative research a practical handbook David Silverman.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Dudley-Evans, T., & Hewings, M. (2001). Academic Writing in Context : Implications and Applications. Birmingham: Continuum. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=226902
  • Hartley, J. (2008). Academic Writing and Publishing : A Practical Handbook. New York: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=224109
  • MacDonald, S. (2010). Professional Academic Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Vol. Paperback ed). Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=367965
  • Teun A. Van Dijk. (2001). Principles of Critical Discourse Analysis.
  • Write Here, Right Now : An Interactive Introduction to Academic Writing and Research. (2018). Place of publication not identified: publisher not identified. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsotl&AN=edsotl.OTLid0000681