Scholars typically leave research design and analysis courses knowing more about best practices for developing research questions, sampling, data analysis, and other integral components of the enterprise than when they began. They are sometimes surprised when they face major setbacks in their own projects--because knowing is not the same as doing.
This course provides the knowledge needed to develop high-quality qualitative and mixed methods projects and practical strategies for success in designing, executing, and presenting qualitative and mixed methods research in real-world contexts that sometimes involve less-than-ideal circumstances.
We will consider four key questions throughout the course:
Participants are encouraged to bring a study idea or preliminary draft of a proposal or paper that they can explore during the workshop as time allows.