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Qualitative and Mixed Method Evaluation

Course Info

Course ID

PSY 884

Credits

3

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Course Description

Qualitative and mixed-method designs and data analytic approaches are essential for process and outcome evaluation. This course will familiarize students with qualitative and mixed method designs that are commonly used in program evaluation. Students will learn basic approaches to qualitative and mixed method data analysis. By the end of the semester students will be expected to:

  • Identify strategic themes and key traditions in qualitative research
  • Construct evaluation questions that are appropriate for qualitative research designs.
  • Use a range of data collection techniques to gather qualitative data
  • Implement basic procedures to analyze and interpret qualitative data
  • Use verification strategies and quality criteria to ensure quality in qualitative studies
  • Describe common approaches to mixed methods analysis and identify challenges associated with conducting mixed methods studies

Related Faculty

Course ID

PSY 884

Credits

3

Link


Course Description

Qualitative and mixed-method designs and data analytic approaches are essential for process and outcome evaluation. This course will familiarize students with qualitative and mixed method designs that are commonly used in program evaluation. Students will learn basic approaches to qualitative and mixed method data analysis. By the end of the semester students will be expected to:

  • Identify strategic themes and key traditions in qualitative research
  • Construct evaluation questions that are appropriate for qualitative research designs.
  • Use a range of data collection techniques to gather qualitative data
  • Implement basic procedures to analyze and interpret qualitative data
  • Use verification strategies and quality criteria to ensure quality in qualitative studies
  • Describe common approaches to mixed methods analysis and identify challenges associated with conducting mixed methods studies

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