As part of the Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research’s Design and Analysis Education Series, this 4 session, six hour course will give attendees a working knowledge of qualitative research approaches and methods for use in pediatric re-search. This is an applied course; participants are requested to come with a qualitative research question in mind for use in course exercises. It is also an advanced course and assumes an introductory level knowledge of Qualitative Research.
Topics will include:
- What is qualitative research? A working definition
- Design, use and analysis of three different commonly used qualitative
- approaches: Grounded Theory, Phenomenology Ethnography
- Mixed methods research: qualitative and quantitative
- Design and use of three common qualitative data collection and analysis methods: Interviews, Focus groups, Surveys
- Key factors in Rigor and validity in qualitative research
Target Audience: This course is designed for pediatric researchers: Investigators and assistants, junior faculty, fellows, residents, and others who wish to expand their research repertoire by incorporating qualitative approaches/methods.
When: Mondays, February 27- March 27, 2017