|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Compulsory Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||2
|SEMESTER||Third Term (Fall)
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||5
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Assistant Professor Özlem Kahraman Erkuş
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Distinguish the use of appropriate terminology and method in terms of qualitative research.
2) Develops specific skills, competences and perspectives needed by professionals in the field.
3) Forms a broader understanding of an intellectual-cultural activity.
4) Matches the appropriate data collection techniques with the right study area and participant profile.
5) Compares the differences and similarities between qualitative and quantitative research.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||This course aims to provide an introductory overview of the principles and practice of qualitative data analysis.
Students are informed about data collection methods and different methodological approaches used for qualitative
data analysis. Students are introduced different software used for coding qualitative data. Besides, within the scope
of this course, students gain experience in analyzing qualitative data and writing up of qualitative research findings.
|1st Week ||What is qualitative research?|
|2nd Week ||Qualitative Research Genres|
|3rd Week ||Trustworthiness and Ethics|
|4th Week ||The What of the Study Building the Conceptual Framework|
|5th Week ||The How of the Study Building the Research Design|
|6th Week ||Basic Data Collection Methods|
|7th Week ||Specialized and Focused Data Collection Methods|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Managing, Analyzing, and Interpreting Data|
|10th Week ||Stressors Time, Resources, and Politics|
|11th Week ||Ensuring quality in qualitative research |
|12th Week ||Writing a qualitative report I|
|13th Week ||Writing a qualitative report II|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2015). Designing qualitative research (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Practice,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||70|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||30|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||14||5||70|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||25||25|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||15||15|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||5,8|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||5|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English