To have taken, or be taking at the same time, LROM2940 Didactics of French as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Studies.
Epistemological aspects of interpretative research.
Technical dimension of such a research.
Collecting information : - observation - interview
Analysis and interpretation of the data
Critical dimension : criteria and " scientificity ".
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”.
Different phases of research: research problem, theoretical framework, objectives to aim, methodological choice, presentation and discussion of the results, conclusion.
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.
A written work: drafting of the methodological chapter of the thesis research.
This seminar is obligatory for all students who intend to do thesis on education at FLE.
The reading list is available on the UCline webside course