SPRb1119 Qualitative Research

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Martin Žižlavský, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Martin Žižlavský, Ph.D.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work – Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work – Faculty of Social Studies
Wed 7. 10. 8:00–9:40 P21, Wed 21. 10. 8:00–9:40 P21, Wed 4. 11. 8:00–9:40 P21, Wed 18. 11. 8:00–9:40 P21, Wed 2. 12. 8:00–9:40 P21, Wed 16. 12. 8:00–9:40 P21, Wed 6. 1. 8:00–9:40 P21
Course Enrolment Limitations
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Course objectives
Main objectives can be summarized as follows: (1)knowledge development of research activities at preparation of social programmes and interventions. Offer (2) gain abilities for preparation and implementation applied research into formulation of social programmes goals.
Learning outcomes
To set up qualitative research design and to perform qualitative research.

  • What is qualitative research
  • Theme and research question
  • Design of qualitative research
  • Interview
  • Interview questions
  • Observation. Study of documents
  • Preparation of qualitative database
  • Qualitative content analysis
  • Quality of qualitative research
    required literature
  • HENDL, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum : základní teorie, metody a aplikace. 2., aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2008, 407 s. ISBN 9788073674854. info
    recommended literature
  • FLICK, Uwe. An introduction to qualitative research. 5th ed. Los Angeles: Sage, 2014, xxvii, 587. ISBN 9781446267790. info
  • SILVERMAN, David. Ako robiť kvalitatívny výskum : praktická príručka. Translated by Martin Štulrajter. Bratislava: Ikar, 2005, 327 s. ISBN 8055109044. info
Teaching methods
seminar practice, homework, discussion in seminar
Assessment methods
solving thematical tasks, written exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024.
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