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EPS 590 QM - Advanced Graduate Seminar - Qualitative Methods

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Seminar in educational policy studies; sections offered in the following fields: (a) history of education; (b) philosophy of education; (c) comparative education; (d) social foundations of education; (e) philosophy of educational research; and (f) historical methods in education. Course Information: Same as EPOL 590. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same and separate semesters to a maximum of 8 hours.

Special Instructions:

This course aims to provide foundations in designing and conducting qualitative research in education. Included in the topics are formulating research questions, conducting document analysis, observations, and interviews, taking field notes, analyzing and interpreting qualitative data, and writing up qualitative findings. Readings for this course will cover the practical aspects of conducting qualitative research, as well as theoretical frameworks and researcher reflexivity.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring , Summer


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