課程資訊
課程名稱
研究方法與論文寫作
RESEARCH METHODS AND THESIS WRITING 
開課學期
97-2 
授課對象
文學院  圖書資訊學系  
授課教師
林奇秀 
課號
LIS4015 
課程識別碼
106 47500 
班次
 
學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
必帶 
上課時間
星期四3,4(10:20~12:10) 
上課地點
圖資視聽室 
備註
總人數上限:70人 
Ceiba 課程網頁
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/972Res_Methods 
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課程概述

This undergraduate-level course will offer you a basic understanding of research methods & thesis writing for social sciences disciplines. In particular, this course will highlight some frequently used methods in LIS research. 

課程目標
By attending the class you will:
1.Understand what constitutes good social science research.
2.Be able to evaluate a piece of research from different perspectives.
3.Be able to propose a meaningful inquiry and design a research framework for that inquiry.
4.Learn some useful research methods and put one into use.
5.Be able to write a well-structured scholarly paper and demonstrate good citation behavior. 
課程要求
 
預期每週課後學習時數
 
Office Hours
另約時間 
參考書目
The lectures will be based on the following texts. See the course schedules
for the weekly required readings. Most of the texts are available at the
Department Library’s course reserves section. Some copyrighted materials will
be made available to you electronically via CEIBA.

[Basic Readings]

王雲東 (2007)。社會研究方法:量化與質性取向及其應用。台北縣:威仕曼。.

Kumar, Ranjit (2000)。研究方法:步驟化學習指南(胡龍騰、黃瑋瑩、潘中道合譯)。台
北市:學富。

Ruane, Janet M. (2007)。研究方法概論(王曉修譯)。台北市:五南。

Babbie, Earl (2004)。研究方法:基礎理論與技巧(邱泯科等合譯)。台北市:湯姆生出
版:雙葉發行。

葉至誠、葉立誠 (2002)。研究方法與論文寫作,第二版。台北市:商鼎。

[Advanced Readings]

Herzog, Thomas (2002)。社會科學研究方法與資料分析(朱柔若譯)。台北市:揚智。

張紹勳 (2000)。研究方法。台中市:滄海。

Neuman, W. L (2000)。社會研究方法:質化與量化取向(朱柔若譯)。台北市:揚智。

Smith, Jonathan A.主編(2006)。質性心理學:研究方法的實務指南(丁興祥等譯)。台北
市:遠流。

Martella, R.C., Nelson, R., & Marchand-Martella, N.E. (1999). Research
Methods: Learning to Become a Critical Research Consumer. Boston: Allyn &
Bacon.

[Style Manual]

張保隆、謝寶煖(2006)。學術論文寫作APA規範。台北市:華泰。 
指定閱讀
 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
 
No.
項目
百分比
說明
1. 
Midterm Exam 
20% 
 
2. 
Group Report I: Research Method 
30% 
 
3. 
Group Report II: Research Project 
30% 
 
4. 
Citation Error Checking (Group) 
5% 
 
5. 
Attendance & Participation 
15% 
 
 
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
Week 1
2/19  Course Introduction [Tentative as of 2009/2/17] 
Week 2
2/26  An Introduction to Social Science Research Methods 
Week 3
3/05  Develop a Research Project; Group Work Experience Sharing (guest speakers) 
Week 4
3/12  Research Basics (1): Variables, Hypotheses, Research Constructs 
Week 5
3/19  Research Basics (2): Validity, Reliability, Representativeness (Sampling Techniques) 
Week 6
3/26  Research Ethics; Scholarly Writing (1) 
Week 7
4/02  Scheduled Holiday (no class meeting) 
Week 8
4/09  Scholarly Writing 
Week 9
4/16  Midterm Exam 
Week 10
4/23  Student Presentations I: Research Methods (1-2) 
Week 11
4/30  Student Presentations I: Research Methods (3-4) 
Week 12
5/07  Student Presentations I: Research Methods (5-6) 
Week 13
5/14  Student Presentations I: Research Methods (7-8) 
Week 14
5/21  Student Presentations II: Research Projects (1-3) 
Week 15
5/28  Scheduled Holiday 
Week 16
6/04  Student Presentations II: Research Projects (4-6) 
Week 17
6/11  Student Presentations II: Research Projects (7-8) 
Week 18
6/18  Final Week (no class meeting)