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AIX707 - Qualitative Research

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Andrew Singleton

Trimester 2: Grazyna Zajdow

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: ASC741, ASC743
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit is designed to equip students with the practical skills needed to conceptualise, plan and carry out qualitative research. Qualitative methods covered include participant observation, unstructured interviewing (focus groups, in-depth), digital/online research, and mixed method approaches. The benefits and limitations of various methods will be assessed. Students will be trained in devising qualitative research tools and frameworks, with consideration given to the ethical, cultural and gendered dimensions of qualitative data collection.

Assessment

Research and Writing Exercise 50%

Report 50%

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