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Beginner Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Observation

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 15 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
A Look at This Week1m
Using Observation4m
Fieldnotes2m
Observation #11m
Observation #21m
Graded Observation2m
5 readings
Course Outline and Grading Information5m
Qualitative Research Design & Data Collection45m
Resources for Conducting Observations1h 15m
[Prep] Observation Activity2m
Sample Observation #1 Notes10m
2 practice exercises
Practice30m
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Interviews

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Interviewing As a Familiar Process - But Different4m
Types, Phases, & Questions of an Interview4m
Developing an Interview Guide6m
Successful Interviewing Strategies4m
2 readings
Qualitative Interview Structure [Handout]5m
Resources for Qualitative Interviewing45m
1 practice exercise
Practice30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Focus Group Discussions

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 48 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The History & Uses of Focus Group Discussions3m
Planning a Focus Group Discussion6m
Moderating7m
Designing Activities5m
Mock Demonstration25m
4 readings
The Focus Group Methodology30m
Developing a Focus Group Guide15m
Facilitating Activities1h
Keep in Mind5m
1 practice exercise
Practice30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Transcription

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Transcription As a Process of Data Reduction4m
Transcription Standards2m
De-Identification & Working in Multilingual Contexts2m
Candace Girod: Menstrual Hygiene Management at Schools in Nairobi, Kenya7m
Wendy Avila: Exclusive Breast-Feeding among Women in Managua, Nicaragua8m
Jasmine Kelly: Maternal & Child Nutrition in Rural Tanzania5m
2 readings
Transcription Resources30m
Interview Series30m
2 practice exercises
Practice30m
Week 420m

About the Qualitative Research Design and Methods for Public Health Specialization

Qualitative Research Design and Methods for Public Health

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