Qualitative Research Methods

SPH SB 818

This course is designed to provide students with experience in the use and application of qualitative research methods for public health activities including needs assessments, research studies, intervention strategies, and program evaluations. Students are introduced to the quantitative versus qualitative data debate in social science research. Emphasis is placed on the practice of qualitative research and each student participates in the design and conduct of a project. Throughout the semester students' field proposals, problems, process, and progress are discussed as are methodological issues including objectivity, sampling, theoretical perspectives, data collection, ethics, and data analysis. Due to the intensive nature of the class, it is not suitable for auditors.

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Gillespie 462 W 2:00 pm-5:00 pm MED Campus
Class Closed

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Messersmith CT 460A M 10:00 am-1:00 pm Prereq: SPH
SB721 and
MPH epi core,
epi may be
MED Campus
Class Closed

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