Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
Technical dimension of such a research.
Collecting information : - observation - interview
Analysis and interpretation of the data
Critical dimension : criteria and " scientificity ".
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The objective is to get the students initiated to the reseach methodology, enabling them to have a critical judgement on research texts in didactics of French as a foreign language (for instance based on experiments). It also allows them to make some interpretative research for the dissertation.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Epistemological choices (comprehensive, explanatory and development researches): research design, definition of the features to be observed, data processing.
The course includes lectures on research methodology and presentations prepared by the students on their thesis research.