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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS PSY215 Third Term (Fall) 3 + 0 6

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED6
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
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 DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE DEFINITIONThis 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.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
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 READINGMarshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2015). Designing qualitative research (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Practice,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Practice210
Project130
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
ECTS WORKLOAD
Activities Number Hours Workload
Midterm exam111
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work14570
Preparation for Final exam12525
Course hours14342
Preparation for Midterm exam11515
Laboratory (including preparation)
Final exam111
Homework
Performance Practice21020
Total Workload174
Total Workload / 305,8
ECTS Credits of the Course6
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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