2470.15 - Metodologi í masterlæru
Metodologi í masterlæru
Bachelor in History, Social Studies and Planning, Politics and Administration or equivalent qualifications.
The purpose of the course is to provide the students with the ontological and epistemological basis and principles of Masterlearning.
Knowledge about: The role of history and social science in society and the relation between history and social science. Different methodological traditions within the disciplines. Interdisciplinarity, practice orientation and problem based work. Methodological implications of interdisciplinarity and problem based work.
Læru- og undirvísingarhættir
The course will be based on a combination of lectures, thematic seminars and an individually written assignment.
To explain the dynamic interrelation between science and society. To make critical methodological reflections, i.e. contextualise methodological approaches and choice of methods in relation to societal relevance theory, and problem formulation. To systematise ideas about the scientific production and evaluation of data. To consider the ethical dimensions of methodology and the production of scientific/academic knowledge in general.
Written individual assignment
Bibliography will be available at the Department.