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ISA3001 - Qualitative method

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 2 weeks ALLE

Course content

This course provides insights to various qualitative research approaches. Special emphasis is on interview techniques and field-observation, while other methods will be presented more generally (e.g. document and text analysis). This course presents and discusses issues of design, sampling, data-collection, analysis and dissemination. We also present different elements of the Grounded Theory, comparative qualitative analysis of social policy, fieldwork, case-design and evaluation studies.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - The student has knowledge about:

  • Research interviews
  • Different forms of observation
  • Different aspects of sampling, data gathering, analysis of qualitative data and presentation of qualitative data
  • Grounded Theory
  • Comparative qualitative analysis of social policies, fieldwork, case-design and evaluation studies

Skills - The student can:

  • Conduct research interviews
  • Gather qualitative observation data
  • Analyze qualitative data
  • Present qualitative data

General competence - The student can:

  • Ontological, epistemological, methodological and ethical principles of qualitative methods
  • Sampling, gathering and presentation of qualitative data

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and 2 exercise-assignments (compulsory activities). Language: Norwegian

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignment
  • Written assignment

Further on evaluation

Home exam, 4000 - 5000 words.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Child Welfare Work (HSMBV)
Disability and Society (MFUNKSAM)
Learning in Working Life and Society (MVL)
Social work (MSARB)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to one of the Department's Master programmes.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SARB3006 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
HLS3004 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
More on the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release
2021-11-23

Submission
2021-12-07


10:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release
2022-05-24

Submission
2022-06-07


10:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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