2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Sep 18, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 8035 - Qualitative Research


(6 sem. cr.) In this research course, education professionals explore the constructs and processes used in qualitative research studies. They gain practical experience in formulating qualitative questions related to problems encountered by other educators, identifying appropriate qualitative methods, and selecting study participants. Through practical, application-based assignments, they construct data collection protocols for interviews and observations, analyze documents, and apply coding and classification techniques for organizing and interpreting data. They also explore techniques for ensuring the reliability of qualitative findings. Through this course, education professionals gain an understanding of qualitative data analysis as well as competence in reading, discussing, and applying statistical concepts and data results from qualitative studies.



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