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Approaches to Qualitative Inquiry

The purposes of this inquiry course are to: (a) examine the nature, purposes, theories and methods of qualitative research; (b) introduce several approaches to inquiry, including: ethnography, case study, phenomenology, grounding theory, and narrative inquiry to name a few; (c) practice the art of interviewing, observing, and making meaning of social settings; (d) explore a variety of methods for analyzing qualitative data such as thematic analysis, narrative analysis, and discourse analysis to name a few, and; (e) learn how to assess the quality and trustworthiness of interpretive research.

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Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities