Social Research for Development

Epistemology of the social sciences and their implications in Latin American countries.
Paradigms of social and educational research.
Emerging paradigms in social sciences: chaos, complexity and constructivism.
Methods, strategies and devices in social research.
Conversational strategies for social research.
Hermeneutics and narratives. Textual strategies.
Case study and life history.
Experimental designs.
Quantitative and qualitative analysis in the research.
Organization techniques systematization and interpretation of quantitative data.
Organization techniques systematization and interpretation of qualitative data.

Consulting – Consulting

Design of social and educational research.
Development of instruments and devices for systematization in social and educational research.
Information systems for research.
Accompaniment.
Management, development and evaluation of social and educational research.
Application of social and educational research strategies.
Application of information systems to specific cases.