Methods of Fieldwork II University of Tsukuba
The objective of this course is to introduce students to qualitative research methods and research design. The purpose is to provide students with theoretical and practical skills while planning and carrying out their own research, through lectures and group discussions.
1. General-propose competence: knowledge utilization, management capability, internationalism.2. Degree program competence: professional knowledge.
OrientationThe foundation of qualitative research, qualitative vs. quantitative methodsThe applications of qualitative researchDesigning issues (research question, research settings and populations)Designing and sampling (sampling strategies for qualitative research)Designing fieldwork strategies and materials (data collection, designing topic guides)In-depth interviewsIn-depth interviewsQualitative analysisReporting and presenting qualitative data
Online Course Requirement
Urano Edson Ioshiaqui
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