17.878 Qualitative Research: Design and Methods

Fall 2007

Photograph of one person interviewing another.
Interviewing people is one way to collect information for qualitative research. (Image courtesy of beewebhead on Flickr.)

Course Description

This course is intended for graduate students planning to conduct qualitative research in a variety of different settings. Its topics include: Case studies, interviews, documentary evidence, participant observation, and survey research. The primary goal of this course is to assist students in preparing their (Masters and PhD) dissertation proposals.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Richard Locke

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
2 hours / session

Level

Graduate