Checking date: 04/06/2021

Course: 2023/2024

Sociology information sources
Bachelor in Sociology (Plan: 402 - Estudio: 208)

Coordinating teacher: MARTIN VEGA, ARTURO

Department assigned to the subject: Library and Information Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Search techniques and use of the informations
A) Dominate information sources in Sociology, both nationally and internationally, including academic sources as well as public and private institutions producing relevant sociological information. B) will develop skills that are necessary to successfully perform sociological study or scientific work. C) Acquire a general culture and scientific cooperation in the field of social sciences. D) Today Knows better social reality
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
It will cover content related to sources of general and specialized, the Reference or reference to general sociology manuals relevant to specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias on sociological issues, reports sociological relational sources in Sociology secondary information in Sociology databases Sociology national and international, and the standards for the presentation of sociological research. You must consult the manual Arturo Martin Vega. General information sources (Gijón: Trea, 1995),
Learning activities and methodology
Theory (2 credits ECTS) in the form of expository lecture the theoretical content of the course, ensuring time for clarification of questions of students. Relationship skills Practical lessons in the classroom or computer lab (2 credits ECTS) in the form of exercises to perform on the topics that will be discussed collectively by teachers and students. Reading (2 ECTS) indicated by the teacher / a, corresponding to the themes of the subjects, distinguishing between mandatory and complementary, and made ¿¿individually by each student. The student will present a brief individual analysis on each of the required readings before each relevant item.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Bottomore, T.B.. Sociology: a guide to problems and literature. Allen & Unwin. 1987
Additional Bibliography
  • MARTÍN DE SANTOS, Inés. Propedéutica para la implementación de la metodología Flipped Classroom. Congreso CUICIID. 2018

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.