Exploring Research Opportunities for Data Gathering Using Social Media & Mobile Technologies


EUSEBIO SCORNAVACCA JUNIOR ( Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore)

Short description of the course
 This course explores some of the opportunities for graduate students to use new technologies such as smartphones, social media and social networks to collect data in their research projects. Students will be able to explore technology affordances, understand methodological challenges and identify research opportunities. Most importantly, the course aims to develop the competences for successfully incorporating in the research design data collection and analysis activities that leverages the benefits of emergent technologies. The course uses a case-based, hands-on pedagogical approach.

Students of the FGV EAESP Master’s and Doctoral Program in Business Administration or in Public Administration and Government, the credits earned will count toward the credits required in the following Concentration Areas:
• Administration, Analysis and Information Technology
• Marketing Strategies
• Government and Civil Society at the Local and State Levels
The expected students' profile to attend the course and previous knowledge required:
 PhD students and MSc students who already have completed coursework in research methods.

Targeted audience: MSc and PhD students, professors and researchers from FGV and other Institutions.

 Key information*
Credit Class-hours Date Time Place Language
2 30

 from July, 17 to July, 28 (Monday to Friday)

morning - from 9 a.m. till 12 p.m.

Room  1101, 11th floor English

* subject to change

Course Syllabus:  click here.

Enrollment Dates: from Apr, 26 till July, 7

Whant to enroll? Online Enrollment Application Form     

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