This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !
- (a) the case study under its multiple forms (e.g. participant observation, interview),
- (b) the quantitative approach (e.g. questionnaires and tests), and
- (c) the hermeneutics of texts and content analysis (e.g. historical-critical method, structural analysis).
Exercises will provide the opportunity to understand in a practical way the logic proper to each method (passive understanding of all three types of methods and ability to use at least one of them).
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end, the student shall be able to - analyse a religious fact from interdisciplinary approaches - grasp the contributions of the various disciplines and paradigms to the concrete analysis of a religious fact - show the complexity of religious phenomena.
- understand the different methodological approaches, qualitative as well as quantitative, required for the analysis of religious facts within the main disciplines of the sciences of religions
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.