SOCW 593 A - Applied Qualitative Research
Provides a doctoral level overview of contemporary qualitative research with an emphasis on applications. Through readings, discussions, and assignments students will be introduced to: the history and philosophical underpinnings of qualitative research; research designs, methods and analysis used in qualitative research; criteria for rigor in qualitative research; the application of qualitative research to addressing contemporary social issues; technical and professional issues including the use of computer programs in qualitative research and grant writing. Students will begin to elaborate their own research interests through critical reading, discussion and various applied and written assignments. Course Information: Prerequisite: Admission to Ph.D. program.
Academic Program Restrictions:
PHD:Social Work -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate