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Spring 2022  |  PA 5041 Section 001: Qualitative Methods for Policy Analysts (58953)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Enrollment Requirements:
PA: major or minor in Public Policy or Science/Technology/Environmental Policy or PA PhD or Human Rights major or Development Practice major
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/18/2022 - 05/02/2022
Tue, Thu 04:00PM - 05:15PM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
Enrollment Status:
Open (0 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:
The lecture time is meant for students to work in their teams. Discussion sections will be in person on Wednesdays. http://classinfo.umn.edu/?gfs+PA5041+Spring2022
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.


Who Should Take This Class?:
Anyone interested in having a complete methodological toolbox.
Learning Objectives:
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 Atlas qualitative data analysis software.

Grading:
Class Participation 5%
Reading quizzes 15%
Lecture quizzes 15%
Group reading response to ethics readings 5%
Research Assignments 30%
Research Proposal 15%
Final Project 20%
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/58953/1223
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Spring2021.docx (Spring 2021)
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:
19 November 2020

Spring 2022  |  PA 5041 Section 002: Qualitative Methods for Policy Analysts (58954)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Discussion
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/18/2022 - 05/02/2022
Wed 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 317
Auto Enrolls With:
Section 001
Enrollment Status:
Open (0 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:
The lecture time is meant for students to work in their teams. Discussion sections will be in person on Wednesdays. http://classinfo.umn.edu/?gfs+PA5041+Spring2022
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.


Who Should Take This Class?:
Anyone interested in having a complete methodological toolbox.
Learning Objectives:
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 Atlas qualitative data analysis software.

Grading:
Class Participation 5%
Reading quizzes 15%
Lecture quizzes 15%
Group reading response to ethics readings 5%
Research Assignments 30%
Research Proposal 15%
Final Project 20%
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/58954/1223
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/frie0013_PA5041_Spring2021.docx (Spring 2021)
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:
19 November 2020

ClassInfo Links - Spring 2022 5000 Level Public Affairs Classes Taught by Greta Friedemann-Sanchez

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