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Titel Introduction to qualitative methods
Kursnummer 2673
Program Vårdvetenskap (PUF-V)
Språk Engelska
Antal högskolepoäng 4.0
Datum 2019-03-07 -- 2019-04-08
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle
Särskild behörighet
Kursens syfte The aim of the course is that the participants acquire basic knowledge about qualitative research methods. Hereby the course provides a good foundation for method selection and further development of knowledge of specific qualitative methods. The course is suitable for PhD students who plan to use qualitative methods in their thesis such as well as those who do not have qualitative studies in their research plan.
Kursens lärandemål When completing the course the student should be able to:
- Understand the underpinning principles for decisions regarding choice of research methods in general, and in qualitative data collection and data analysis specifically.
- Be able to reason scientifically about trustworthiness, credibility and validity in qualitative research.
- Understand what characterizes qualitative data and the research questions qualitative methods can answer.
- Have basic knowledge about different methods of data collection and analysis in relationship to qualitative data and about the relevance of qualitative methods in health care sciences.
- Formulate a research question, related to his/her own research area, which can be answered with qualitative methods.
Kursens innehåll - Scientific and philosophical grounds for qualitative research. - Methods for qualitative data collection and analysis that are commonly used in health care sciences. - Credibility and validity in qualitative research.
Arbetsformer The course uses various teaching methods such as lectures, seminars, group work, individual work, peer-learning and self-study work.
Obligatoriska moment Participation in all seminars is mandatory. Absence from seminars is compensated by a written review on a topic related to the seminar content.
Examination The course is formative examined through active participation in seminars, and summative examined through an individual written report and examination of a fellow student's report.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel Denzin, N.K. & Lincoln, Y.S. (Eds.). (2018). The Sage handbook of qualitative research (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA,: Sage Publications Ltd. Articles will be added.
Antal studenter 10 - 22
Urval av studenter Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
Övrig information The course will take place at Alfred Nobels Allé 23 in Flemingsberg. Course days are: March 7-8, March 14-15, March 19, March 26 and April 8.
If all participants speak Swedish, the course can be given in Swedish.
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Kursansvarig Lena Rosenberg
Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle

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Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle