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SOCY 5554 Qualitative Methods for Applied Settings (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course situates the researcher as practitioner and provides a foundation in the application of qualitative methods to applied settings. It offers training in social research designs connected to social issues and problems central to public health, clinical, social science and educational settings. It provides a "hands on" approach to learning methods--focus groups interviews, in-depth interviews, case studies and evaluation designs--that are deployed to answer complex social questions and issues. The course introduces mixed methods designs that bring together qualitative and quantitative methods especially as this relates to randomized control trial (RCT) experimental designs.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Sharlene Hesse-Biber

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17