410.673.11 INTRODUCTION TO QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
Introduces students to the analysis of interview and focus group data collected as part of qualitative public health research. Explores distinct analytic approaches and traditions, and compares the strengths and weaknesses of different analytic paradigms for different research questions. Introduces computer software for coding and managing data using freely available online demonstration of various software packages. Presents both theoretical and practical dimensions of qualitative data analysis. Emphasizes hands-on learning activities within the classroom to practice and apply concepts learned through readings, lectures, and discussion. Develops skills to conceptualize an analytic plan for qualitative data for future research.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Explain the influence of the research question and data collected on the analytic method and interpretive approach
Describe and compare different qualitative analytic traditions
Outline an analytic approach for a qualitative research initiative
Apply a coding framework to qualitative data
Justify a decision regarding use (or not) of a qualitative analysis software
- Thu 06/19/2014 - Fri 06/20/2014
June 19 and 20, 2014. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Thursday 9:00 - 5:00
- Friday 9:00 - 5:00
410.671 or instructor consent