2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    May 26, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RSCH 8301M - Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis


(4 cr.) Students in this research course are provided with the opportunity to develop core knowledge and skills for designing qualitative research at the doctoral level, including understanding data analysis. Students explore the nature of qualitative inquiry; fieldwork strategies and the nature of observation; theoretical approaches to qualitative research; the importance of quality assurance; and the ethical, legal, and social change implications of conducting qualitative research and producing knowledge. They use software to code data and interpret and present results. Students apply their knowledge and skills by developing a qualitative research plan. (Prerequisite(s): for KAM or mixed-model specializations, SBSF 7100; for course-based specializations, MGMT 8410 and 8420 OR MGMT 8510 and 8520 OR MGMT 8610 and 8620 OR MGMT 8710 and 8720.)



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