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Fall 2019  |  PA 5041 Section 001: Qualitative Methods for Policy Analysts (23928)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2019 - 12/11/2019
Tue, Thu 04:00PM - 05:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 317
 
09/04/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 317
 
09/18/2019 - 10/23/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 317
 
11/06/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 317
 
12/04/2019 - 12/11/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 317
Enrollment Status:
Open (19 of 28 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Qualitative analysis techniques, examples of application. Meet with researcher. Hands-on experience in designing, gathering, analyzing data.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?gfs+PA5041+Fall2019
Class Description:

The class involves two weekly class sessions that consist of lectures, discussion, presentations, and practical training. The course also includes a weekly 75-minute lab to workshop the different components involved in research design, learn data analysis, and code by hand or using the qualitative data analysis software package, NVivo.

By the end of the course, students should be able to:Navigate the ethical and practical challenges of research with human subjects; determine when to use qualitative methodology; develop strong qualitative research design skills, design questions and protocols appropriate to each method; gather qualitative data via primary source documents and human subjects research; deploy a variety of interviewing techniques; use basic techniques to analyze data using NVivo 11 qualitative data analysis software.

Grading:
Class Participation 15%
Discussion board posts 15%
Research Assignments 30%
Research Proposal 15%
Final Project 25%
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There is a final research project which is the results of running a research study with all its components
Workload:
This is a 4 credit class, expect and plan to spend more time in class, doing readings, and preparing research materials. The class is designed to give students the basic tools to run a research study from beginning to end.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/23928/1199
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Spring2019.docx (Spring 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Spring2017.pdf (Spring 2017)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Fall2015.pdf (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
1 November 2017

Fall 2019  |  PA 5041 Section 002: Qualitative Methods for Policy Analysts (23929)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Laboratory
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/11/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 85
 
10/30/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 85
 
11/13/2019 - 11/27/2019
Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 85
Auto Enrolls With:
Section 001
Enrollment Status:
Open (19 of 28 seats filled)
Course Catalog Description:
Qualitative analysis techniques, examples of application. Meet with researcher. Hands-on experience in designing, gathering, analyzing data.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?gfs+PA5041+Fall2019
Class Description:

The class involves two weekly class sessions that consist of lectures, discussion, presentations, and practical training. The course also includes a weekly 75-minute lab to workshop the different components involved in research design, learn data analysis, and code by hand or using the qualitative data analysis software package, NVivo.

By the end of the course, students should be able to:Navigate the ethical and practical challenges of research with human subjects; determine when to use qualitative methodology; develop strong qualitative research design skills, design questions and protocols appropriate to each method; gather qualitative data via primary source documents and human subjects research; deploy a variety of interviewing techniques; use basic techniques to analyze data using NVivo 11 qualitative data analysis software.

Grading:
Class Participation 15%
Discussion board posts 15%
Research Assignments 30%
Research Proposal 15%
Final Project 25%
Exam Format:
There is no final exam. There is a final research project which is the results of running a research study with all its components
Workload:
This is a 4 credit class, expect and plan to spend more time in class, doing readings, and preparing research materials. The class is designed to give students the basic tools to run a research study from beginning to end.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/23929/1199
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Spring2019.docx (Spring 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Spring2017.pdf (Spring 2017)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Fall2015.pdf (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
1 November 2017

ClassInfo Links - Fall 2019 5000 Level Public Affairs Classes Taught by Greta Friedemann-Sanchez

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