Academic year
2022/2023 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
EM1114 (AF:358682 AR:189726)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
2nd Term
Course year
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The course offers students the opportunity to deepen social research issues by examining mainly quantitative qualitative approaches and techniques, with particular focus on evaluation methods.
At the end of the course the student will be able to design a questionnaire for the data collection and to carry out simple statistical analysis to interpret the collected data useful to prepare a report.
No teaching is given as a prerequisite. A minimum of knowledge of the area of interest and a strong motivation are essential to achieve the objectives of teaching.
Part I: Design of the statistical survey in the social sciences:
- contents and stages of the statistical survey
- sampling techniques: target population and sample
- interview techniques and questionnaire
Part II: Data analysis
- organisation and synthesis of data
- association and dependence measures
- statistical modelling
Corbetta, P. (2015) La ricerca Sociale: Metodologia e tecniche II (le tecniche quantitativbe), Il Mulino, Bologna.
Corbetta, P. (2015) La ricerca Sociale: Metodologia e tecniche IV (l'analisi dei dati), Il Mulino, Bologna.
The examination will consist of the presentation and discussion of practical research work (by groups).
Frontal lessons, lab with R program, group work.
Ca’ Foscari applica la Legge Italiana (Legge 17/1999; Legge 170/2010) per i servizi di supporto e di accomodamento disponibili agli studenti con disabilità o con disturbi specifici dell’apprendimento. Se hai una disabilità motoria, visiva, dell’udito o altre disabilità (Legge 17/1999) o un disturbo specifico dell’apprendimento (Legge 170/2010) e richiedi supporto (assistenza in aula, ausili tecnologici per lo svolgimento di esami o esami individualizzati, materiale in formato accessibile, recupero appunti, tutorato specialistico a supporto dello studio, interpreti o altro) contatta l’ufficio Disabilità e DSA

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Poverty and inequalities" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

This programme is provisional and there could still be changes in its contents.
Last update of the programme: 15/09/2022