Most college services will be closing at 4 pm on Friday, October 11, and will reopen on Tuesday morning, October 15. There will be no Enrolment Services offered on campus over the weekend but online services are available. Part-time Learning classes will take place as scheduled on the weekend. There are no classes on the statutory holiday Monday, October 14.

Qualitative Research

Course Code GS-213
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course will introduce the purpose, methodology, analysis, politics and ethics of qualitative social science research. Topics will include research goals, methods, and data collection techniques. The historical roots as well as the present day application of qualitative research will be examined. Individually and in small groups, the students will critically examine current research reports. After carefully selecting a research topic, approved by the professor, students will research the existing literature in the library and on the web. In carefully designed cooperative learning assignments and group projects, the students will practice specific data collection techniques (interviewing, observation, etc.) analysis, interpretation and presentation of the findings.