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410.710.98 CONCEPTS IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Judy Holzer
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Provides an overview of the development of a qualitative approach within public health research and practice, focusing on the philosophical underpinnings to qualitative research and the application of such methods to key contemporary public health questions. Considers questions such as, “What counts as knowledge?”, “What are appropriate and useful public health data?”, and “How do we learn about new issues?” Focuses on concepts, particularly highlighting the nature of qualitative questions and data. Not intended to provide training in conducting independent qualitative research.

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Methods of Assessment: In-class discussion and final paper.
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Class Times:
  • Mon 11/25/2013 - Wed 11/27/2013
  • Monday 8:30 - 6:00
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 6:00
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 6:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: undergraduates not permitted
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Full-time degree seeking students must obtain permission from Judy Holzer in HPM in order to register for this course.

For consent, contact: jholzer@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015