|Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline|
|Course Title||Qualitative Research Methods|
|Number of Credits||3|
|Duration of Weeks||15|
|Contact Hours Per Week||2 hours Lecture; 1 hour Tutorial|
This course aims at introducing data-collection methods and major schools in qualitative methodology. Data-collection methods include case study, naturalistic observation, systematic observation, interview, focus group, and participant-observation. Major schools include Grounded Theory, Ethnography, Investigative Phenomenology, Content Analysis,
|Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)||
After completing the course, students should be able to:
1. distinguish different types of qualitative data.
2. list various data-collection methods of qualitative research.
3. analyze data with procedures suggested by various schools of qualitative research.
4. consider ethical issues in relation to qualitative research methods.
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