Qualitative Research Methods (BACH5255)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit focuses on qualitative research methodologies, including the disciplinary traditions that contribute to qualitative methodologies and the construction of knowledge using qualitative methods. The implications of methodology for research design will be examined, as will approaches to data collection and analysis. Activities to build skills in research design, data collection and data analysis will be included. Students will work on a research project of their choice throughout the semester.

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Classes

online delivery (no attendance). Online activities include discussion board participation, web-based tutorials

Assessment

Contribution to online activities (20%), 1x1500wd essay-methodology (30%) and 1x3000wd essay draft research proposal (50%)

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No

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