Fundamentos do Conhecimento Científico (ed. 2011/12) - Enfermagem - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 1 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2011/12
Scientific Area: CSO
Level: Básico

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 80.00
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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Enfermagem - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2011/12

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1 Understanding the demographic situation and population health.

2 Understand the purpose, objectives and epidemiological methods.

3 Knowing the basics of scientific research.

4 Knowing the basics of research methodology.

5 Understand the theoretical principles and practical aspects of statistics and probability.

6 Develop skills relating to procedures inferirência from one sample to the population (decision on assumptions, estimation of population parameters from sample characteristics relevant comparison populations, ...).

7 Developing skills for use and application of a statistical software (SPSS PASW or, for example) in the statistical analysis.

8 Understand the purposes and objectives of the technologies of information and communication in nursing.

9 Applying information and communication technologies to nursing.

Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Model: A
Evaluation Methodology: 1 frequency to assess the knowledge acquired by the student. 1 group summarizing work with oral presentation; attendance is aimed at evaluating the learning objectives and confirmation of skills. Thus, the student must attend 75% of classroom activities that involve working group discussion (10% of the weight of the evaluation). 1 frequency individual to assess the knowledge acquired by the student. 1 written work with oral presentation. The student must attend at least 75% of the hours devoted to classroom teaching sessions to access the assessment tests. Non-participation by 75% implies disapproval on course and not recovery rating in on recourse or special periods.

Program Resume (get program detail)

Main Bibliography

American Psichological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psichological Association.. APA..
Creswell, John W. (2009). Research design: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches.. Sage Publications..
Denzin, Norman, K. Lincoln, Yvonna S. (2007). O planejamento da pesquisa qualitativa: teorias e abordagens. Artmed.
Engel, Rafael, J. Schutt, Russel K. (2005). The practice of research in social work.. Sage Publications..
Fortin, Marie-Fabienne (1999). O Processo de investigação: Da Concepção à Realizaçã. Lusociência.
Gauthier, Benoît (2003). Investigação social. Da problemática à colheita de dados.. Lusociência..
Glesne, Corrine (2006). Becoming qualitative researchers: an introdution. Pearson..
Grinnel Jr., Richard M.; Unrau Yvonne A. (2005). Social work research and evaluation: quantitative and qualitative approaches. Oxford University Press..
H. Sampieri, Roberto; H. Collado, Carlos, Lucio, P. Baptista (2006). Metodología de la investigación. Interamericana..
L. Hébert, Michelle, Goyette, Gabriel, Boutin, Gérald B (2005). Investigação Qualitativa: Fundamentos e Práticas. Instituto Piaget..
Polit Denise F., Hungler, Bernardette P. (1994). Investigación Científica en Ciencias de la Salud.. interamericana McGraw-Hill..
Bardin, Laurence (2008). Análise de conteúdo.. Edicões 70.
Bloomberg, Linda Dale, Volpe, Marie (2008). Completing your qualitative dissertation: a roadmap from begining to end. Sage Publications.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Lakatos, Eva Maria; Marconi, Marina de Andrade (1992). Metodologia científica. Editora Atlas..
Polit Denise F, Hungler, Bernardette P. (1995). Fundamentos de pesquisa em Enfermagem.. Artes Médicas.
Quivy, Raymond, Campenhoudt, Luc Van (2005). Manual de Investigação em Ciências Sociais. Gradiva.
Richardson, Roberto Jarry, et al. (1989). Pesquisa social: Métodos e técnicas.. Atlas.
Sierra Bravo, R. (2005). Técnicas de investigación social: teoria y ejercicios. Thomson.
Silva, Augusto Santos, Pinto, José Madureira (2005). Metodologias das Ciências Sociais. Editora Afrontamento.
Stewart, David W.; Shamdasani Prem N., Rook, Dennis W. (2009). Focus groups: theory and practice. Sage Publications..
Wasserman, Stanley, Faust, Katherine (2009). Social network analysis: methods and applications. Cambridge University Press..

Student Support

Preferably on Thursdays from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m., combining with the regent/ teacher.; 291705370.

Associated Links


Preferencialmente às quintas feiras das 10h30m às 12h30m, combinando previamente com a Regente/ Docente - Isabel Fragoeiro .; 291705370.