The course shall enable the canditates to substantiate and argue for their research design, and their projects’ methodological and analytical approaches as well as choice and use of theory.
- Qualitative research designs
- Constituting data, sampling and datacollection
- Analysis strategies and the role of theory
- Mixed-method approaches
- Presentation of qualitative research in international peer-reviewed journals
- Research ethics related to qualitative investigations
The work will consist in a combination of lectures and student activity in group discussions and presentations of PhD projects.
Time and place
Date and time: 19.10 - 21.10. 2020. Monday: 10 - 17.00, Tuesday: 09 - 17.00, Wednesday: 09 - 15.00
Address: Diakonveien 14.
Participants choose the 400 pages of the books that are most relevant to their own project.
Cresswell, John W. (2013) Research Design, 4th Ed., Sage.
Hardy, M. A. and A. Bryman (2009). Handbook of data analysis. Los Angeles, SAGE.
See readinglist page 22 in the programme description.
Participants are required to submit a written text ahead of the course, approximately 1-2 pages. The text should describe the candidates PhD project and reflect on methodological challenges and possibilities in applying quantitative methods.
Deadline for submission of written text: 27.09.20.
Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
After the course, the student must submit a written essay of 1.750 words +/- 10% (ca. 5 pages)
Deadline for submission of written paper: 01.12.20, in Inspera Assessment
You will find more information about Inspera Assessment in the course pages at www.vid.no/student.