Folklore

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

SOCI 634: Qualitative Research Methods

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines basic research methods involving observational techniques and procedures used in description and analysis of patterns, configurations, ethos, eidos, structures, functions, and styles typical of whole societies and cultures. Emphasizes case studies, unobtrusive methods, participant observation, longterm residence, choices of observer status role, recording data, uses of technical equipment, key informants, interviewing techniques, and ethical considerations in employing such methods and procedures.

Prerequisites:

Graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

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