AIX707 - Qualitative Research
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
|Unit chair:||A Singleton|
|Incompatible with:||ASC741, ASC743|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
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.
Essay, Compare the effectiveness of one methodology vs another in a given case study, 2500 words, 50%
Essay, Outline for a qualitative research proposal from a list of possible research questions, 2500 words, 50%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.