Title Be-TWIN 2 ECTS-ECVET: BUILDING BRIDGES AND OVERCOMING DIFFERENCES
Project Number 2012-1-IT1-LEO05-02819
Product Methodological guidelines for the desk research and need analysis
Title Methodological guidelines for the desk research and need analysis
Product Type others
Marketing Text Methodological guidelines for the desk research and need analysis containing the conceptual background with terminology and definitions
This document contains the methodological guidelines for the desk research and needs analysis including also the conceptual background with terminology and definitions. Furthermore, it provides a detailed description of the methodology used to achieve the aims and objectives of the WP (contextual framework for the research, desk-based research, qualitative methods of data collection, selection of case studies, consultation with relevant stakeholders, etc.) as well as general guidelines on how to interpret the results ad to analyse findings identified from the research.
The research design has been both comparative and multi-disciplinary being based on a combination of mixed methods of desk-based research drawing together and analysing findings from primary and secondary sources.
Education and training institutions involved in all project phases.
Competent bodies and policy-makers in charge of the design and certification of education and training programmes
Educational/pedagogical staff: professors, trainers, training programme managers, persons in charge of the international development within their educational institution
Result The research direction, prompted 3s reserach laboratory, has lent special attention to methodological issues and the development of comparative methods in order to exploit the advantages of comparison and achieve cross-fertilisation among experts’ contributions. The development and discovering of a common terminology has also been considered crucial in the process towards transnational cooperation and joint comparative research activity. For this reason, the first step in the research phase has been to agree on the proposed common language of process, procedures, definitions and specific terms.
Area of application Comparative research
Product Languages English