Wednesday 12 February 2020
Qualitative research produces an in-depth understanding of the social world, typically using text as data. Introduction to qualitative methods provides an overview of qualitative research methods and the application of a qualitative approach to health research.
The course provides an overview of the different qualitative research approaches commonly used in health research. Topics covered include:
- Qualitative research methodologies
- Methods of data collection
- Data analysis and interpretation
These topics will be illustrated using examples provided from recent research projects. Time will also be made available for practical exercises, providing a taste of data gathering and analysis of qualitative data.
Small group - i.e. teaching and discussion in a group of up to 25 people
This course will provide valuable learning opportunities for:
- Students, practitioners and researchers in any area of health
- Those wanting a better understanding of qualitative research, its application and interpretation, and assessment of quality.
|9:00am||Introductions and what do people want from the day?|
|9:15am||What is qualitative research and how does it fit with other research approaches?|
|11:00am||Key principles of qualitative research design |
|1:30pm||Case studies in qualitative research |
|3:30pm||What do you do with your data? Qualitative data analysis and interpretation. |
Presentations, discussion and workshop activities
- Moira Smith - Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington
- Maria Stubbe - Department of Primary Healthcare and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington
- Guest speakers - TBC
$300 early bird, $400 after 19 December 2019.
A 50% discount is available to full-time students, those unwaged and University of Otago staff.