Courses: Field Work / Qual Methods (SOCLB219001)
Class Number: 2523
Students will learn how to design and conduct a qualitative research study. The course will introduce several types of research approaches (e.g. case study, grounded theory) and provide in-depth instruction in various research methods, especially participant observation, ethnography, and interviewing. Students will read published works that use field work, examining the connections between theories and methods. In addition, each student will design and carry out a field-based study on a topic of her/his own choosing. Students will learn how to collect and analyze qualitative data and write up research findings. Issues of positionality, subjectivity, and representativeness in qualitative research will also be discussed.
Div: I; Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Enrollment Limit: 25;
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 2523 Div: I; SO
Bryn Mawr, DAL119