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Approx. 21 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Qualitative Research

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
What Is Research?2m
What Is Qualitative Research?3m
How Is Qualitative Different From Quantitative?4m
Five Basic Approaches to Qualitative Research4m
Qualitative and Quantitative As Complementary Methods3m
4 readings
Course Outline and Grading Information5m
Introduction to Qualitative Research20m
Qualitative Inquiry1h 30m
Mixed Methods Design30m
1 practice exercise
Practice20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Qualitative Methods

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Types of Data1m
Observation4m
Interviews3m
Focus Group Discussions2m
Saturation: How Much Data to Collect?2m
2 readings
Data Collection1h 30m
Saturation Point45m
1 practice exercise
Practice20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Objective-Driven Design

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
What Is Objective-Driven Design?1m
Uncovering a Problem6m
Developing & Refining a Problem Statement3m
Developing Research Questions & Specific Aims6m
2 readings
Setting Up a Qualitative Project30m
Resources for Developing Your Research Problem & Question45m
1 practice exercise
Practice20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Methods, Population, Sampling, & Recruitment

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Aligning Methods with Aims2m
Identifying a Setting and Honing in on a Population2m
Sampling Strategies6m
Recruitment Strategies2m
Iterative Design36s
2 readings
Resources for Selecting Appropriate Methods35m
Resources for Identifying Your Strategies1h
1 practice exercise
Practice30m

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