University of Technology Sydney

21992 Qualitative Methods, Design and Analysis

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This subject introduces students to the methods and issues in qualitative research. It examines the epistemological and theoretical foundations of qualitative research, the relationship between research questions and appropriate strategy and design, as well as the issues of sampling, data collection, analysis and ethical considerations. Students develop extensive skills in the use of various qualitative interviewing and observation techniques. Students develop a broad-based and critical understanding of different qualitative methods, their strengths and limitations.

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