Research Supervision Seminar in Geography Teaching

Objectives

a) Demonstrate the ability to research and read relevant literature.
b) Demonstrate the ability of relating and articulating concepts and readings with one's educational experience.
c) Demonstrate critical analysis skills.
d) Display learning and openness to change through a process of reflective thinking.
e) Contribute ethically to the creation of a responsible working atmosphere within one's group.
f) Master the global organization of the text displaying coherence.
g) Write in appropriate scholarly style, respecting quotation and bibliographic referencing norms.
h) Write with objectivity, concision and fluency, correctly using gramar and spelling rules.

General characterization

Code

722160080

Credits

5.0

Responsible teacher

Fernando Ribeiro Martins

Hours

Weekly - Available soon

Total - 140

Teaching language

Portuguese

Prerequisites

None

Bibliography

AMADO, J. (Org.). (2013). Manual de investigação qualitativa em educação.
Coimbra: Imprensa da UC
CEIA, C. (2012). Normas para Apresentação de Trabalhos Científicos, 9ª ed.
Lisboa: Ed. Presença
CRESWELL, J. W. (2014). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and
mixed methods approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Public.
ENSER, M. (2019). Making every lesson count: Six principles to support great
geography teaching. Crown House Publishing,.
ESTRELA, A. (2001). Investigação em Educação: Métodos e Técnicas. Lisboa:
Educa
FABB, N. & DURANT, A. (2005). How to Write Essays and Dissertations. 2nd
ed. Harlow: Pearson Education
LAMAS, E. (coord.) (2001). Dicionário de Metalinguagens da Didáctica. Porto:
Porto Editora.
McNIFF, J. (2002). Action Research: Principles and Practice. London:
Routledge.
NÓVOA, A. (2005). Evidentemente. Histórias da Educação. 2ª ed.. Porto: ASA
Editores.
TUCKMAN, B. W. (2000). Manual de investigação em educação. Lisboa: F. C.
Gulbenkian.

Teaching method

Presentation and discussion of issues and problems of research in education in Geography. Analysis of research projects and case studies, critical and reflexive analysis of the proposed research and the practice of teaching and learning of Geography.
Monitoring individual and small group development work drafting the chapter report.

Evaluation method

Continuous evaluation(30%), Theoretically grounded wording of a chapter of the report (70%)

Subject matter

a) Educational research methodologies.
b) Research in Geography.
c) Research questions and objectives.
d) Data collection and analysis; presentation and discussion of results.
e) Searching, synthesizing, summarizing and critiquing bibliography.
f) Textual organization and planning.
g) Evaluation of educational research.