Field research methods: Researching disability cultures 2403-OG-EN-FRMR
1. Anthropological and pedagogical theoretical contexts in qualitative research within socially vulnerable groups, people with disabilities. Cases about Disability Studies.
2. Field research design and ethnographic fieldwork in disability studies. People and/or artifacts cases
3. Data collection and analysis in disability cultures and inclusive spaces. Cases about observations and Informants with disabilities.
4. Research reports in disability studies: case studies, ethnographies, digital ethnographies, focus groups. Cases about real and digital fieldwork.
5. Rapport building in disability fieldwork. Cases about ethics and gatekeeping.
6. Researcher fieldwork dilemmas. Cases about biases, failures, and burdens.
7. Researching sensitive topics in digital disability fieldwork. Cases about hate and hate crime.
ORGANIZATION OF THE REMOTE FRMRDC Lecture meetings in the winter semester 2022/2023
1. The FRMRDC lecture in the winter semester takes place REMOTE, in synchronous form (schedule hours with the USOS), like a teleconference, using the MS TEAMS tool.
2. The lecture is held always REMOTELY All elements and the detailed work mode as well as options and conditions of the examination (project) will be provided and discussed at the first lecture meeting in October.
3. Please set up personal accounts in Office 365, which will allow me to add you to the FRMRDC Lecture Group on MS TEAMS
Schedule of MS Teams Meetings on Fridays:
1/ 2022-10-07 09:45 : 10:30 1h
2/ 2022-10-21 09:45 : 11:15 2h
3/ 2022-11-04 09:45 : 11:15
4/ 2022-11-18 09:45 : 11:15
5/ 2022-12-02 09:45 : 11:15
6/ 2022-12-16 09:45 : 11:15
7/ 2023-01-13 09:45 : 11:15
8/ 2023-01-27 09:45 : 11:15 Grading day
a. Activate the account via the website https://office365.umk.pl,
b. Log in to the lecture using the generated Microsoft account https://portal.office.com/.
c. Please write down your login details, ie login, and password.
Access CODE to the lecture in the FRMRDC Group group on MS Teams: (will be announced before October 2022)
ONLINE SCHEDULE for lecture meetings 15h/ MS Teams FRMRDC Group: (will be announced before October 2022)
To your knowledge. Please keep in mind:
Only when the UCI - Informatics and Computer Department of the NCU installs the icon connecting USOS and Moodle - the lecture note will automatically appear in Moodle. So we are waiting for their actions.
Anyway, the whole lecture is carried out on MS Teams starting in October as scheduled in USOS.
Total student workload
Learning outcomes - knowledge
Learning outcomes - skills
Learning outcomes - social competencies
Expository teaching methods
- informative (conventional) lecture
- participatory lecture
Exploratory teaching methods
- classic problem-solving
Assessment methods: graded credit
- participation in lectures meetings (including options; At least 3 participations in lecture meetings are required for credit)
- designing and online oral presenting of the case field project (individual
or team) including performing a chosen observation technique
(participant or non-participant)
recorded on CD as textual-visual presentation pptx; optional essay K1, K2, S1, and
- synchronous lecture discussions
S2, CS1, CS2.
The assessment methods include:
- Used references - 25%
- The structure of the presentation pptx -25%
- Substantial level of presented content -25%
- Assessment of the competence of verbal or written content presentation -25%
Criteria for final evaluation of field projects on pptx :
- fail - under (60 %)
- satisfactory - (60 %) C
- satisfactory plus - (70 %) C+
- good - (80 %) B
- good plus - (90 %) B+
- very good - (95 -100 %) A
1.Hammersley M., Atkinson P., (2007) Ethnography: Principles in Practice. London: Routledge
2.Creswell J., (2011)Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research Los Angeles: SAGE
3.Angrosino M., (2005) Projects in Ethnographic Research, Long Grove: Waveand Press.
4.Barbour R., Kitzinger J., (1999) Developing Focus Group Research: Politics, Theory and Practice. London: SAGE
5.Green J., & Bloome D. (2004) Ethnography and ethnographers of and in education: A situated perspective: Macmillan Publisher.
6. Yin, R. K., (2003) Case study design. Research and methods.Washington DC: Vanderbilt University.
7. Kozinets R. (2010) Kozinets, R. (2010) Netnography. Doing Ethnographic Research Online. Los Angeles: SAGE.
Remark: Please find useful also own countries social sciences repositories for various disability studies issues needed for completing the grading assignments or use Google books repository.
Additional information (registration calendar, class conductors, localization and schedules of classes), might be available in the USOSweb system: