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.
online delivery (no attendance).
1x2000wd essay based on contributions to discussion board about research methodology (40%) and 1x4,000wd essay draft research proposal (60%)