FSS:SPPd0016 Qualitative research 1 - Course Information
SPPd0016 Theory and methods of qualitative research 1Faculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/0/0. 11 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
- Course enrollment requires a successful completion of the basics of qualitative research at bachelor or master level.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The qualitative strategy currently offers a large number of research approaches and methods that differ from one another by different theoretical orientations. Researchers tend to have a qualitative strategy in trouble with the justification options specific research methods and approaches in relation to the theme and cognitive problem. The aim of the course is to enable students to understand the different theoretical orientations of qualitative research. Another aim is to practice students in a logical and theoretical justification for choice of methodology research dissertation.
- Learning outcomes
- Student will be able to complete the subject;
- describe important features of the main theoretical approaches to qualitative research;
- Compare important differences between these approaches;
- write an essay assessing the selected qualitative research method in terms of the theoretical orientation.
- Basic features of qualitative research strategy. Qualitative data and qualitative research methods. Validity and credibility of knowledge.
- Strategic Issues in Qualitative Research: Inductive Analysis and Creative Synthesis, Holistic Perspective, Contextual Sensitivity, Triangulation and Reflexivity
- The importance of theory and two main theoretical trends in qualitative research. Inductive analysis in positivism and critical realism. Social constructivism and constructivism, their individual traditions.
- Phenomenology and ethnomethodology. Basic concepts of phenomenological sociology of A. Schutz and its methodological implications
- Heuristics and hermeneutics. Basic concepts of hermeneutic interpretation of H.G. Gadamer and their methodological influences
- Discursive analysis. Basic Concepts of Discursive Regularity M. Foucault. and their methodological implications
- System theory and theory of complexity in organizational and program research by M. Patton and their methodological implications for Graunded Theory.
- Preparation of a seminar essay on the theoretical orientation of selected methodology of qualitative research.
- M.Q. Patton: Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods. 3 ed. Sage, London 2002
- R. Grathof: Alfred Schutz In: Klassiker des soziologischen Denkens. Beck, Munchen 1978
- M. Foucault: Archeologie vědění. Herrmann a synové, Praha 2002
- M.Q. Patton: Developmental Evaluation. Applying Complexity Concepts. GillfordPress, London 2011
- A. Schutz: Collected Papers I. Hagen 1962
- M. Foucault: Je třeba bránit společnost. Filosofia, Praha 2005
- Teaching methods
- Theoretical preparation, individual seminar project, seminar discussion
- Assessment methods
- essay, oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Follow-Up Courses
- Further Comments
- The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.