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The course will cover the full cycle of a qualitative research project; from design to data collection, analysis, reporting and disseminating. In particular, participants will be introduced to different data collecting strategies (interviews, documents, visual data, observations, etc.), different methods of data analysis (content analysis, ethnography, critical discourse analysis, etc.) and they will learn how interpreting, evaluating and disseminating the findings of the qualitative study. Finally, a software tool (Nvivo) for qualitative research analysis will be presented and participants will be introduced to the use of it.

Aim

Qualitative methods represent a valuable and meaningful research approach in social sciences. The purpose of this course is to introduce Ph.D. students and junior faculty to the diversity of ways of conducting qualitative research.

Who can apply

Ph.D. students, Post Doctoral students, and junior faculty

Language

English

Program Intensity

Full time

Admission Requirements

Motivation letter stating for what purpose and for what kind of research subject you think you will use qualitative methods.

ECTS

3

Fees

750 Euro

Coordinator

Prof. Alessandra Rigolini

email:

alessandra.rigolini@unipi.it

Period

20-24 May 2019

Deadline

18 March 2019

Program taught in:
  • English
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