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Qualitative research with NVivo

  • ECTS credits3
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeWNGERII908
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Course description

Course content

Content

Qualitative research:

  • The purpose of qualitative research
  • Quality of qualitative research
  • Guidelines for increasing quality of qualitative research
  • Positioning of your qualitative research in your doctoral thesis
  • Coherence of qualitative research designs in your doctoral thesis
  • Transparency of qualitative research in your doctoral thesis
  • Reporting qualitative research in your doctoral thesis
  • Using NVivo in your qualitative research

Credits (ECTS)

3 ECTS Credits (80% attendance during lectures and academic paper)

1 ECTS Credits (80% attendance during lectures)

Specific terms

Form of assessment

The assessment criteria at the Faculty of Psychology will be used. 1 ECTS Credits (80% attendance during lectures)

3 ECTS Credits (80% attendance during lectures and academic paper) Pass or fail

Pass included 80 % attendance during lectures and approval of academic paper (2500-3000 words) where the PhD student demonstrates how he or she quality assures qualitative research in his or her own doctoral thesis. The paper will be assessed (approved/revise and resubmit) by the course coordinator or instructor. The workload for the paper is estimated to be 2 weeks. The Phd student should set aside enough time for work with the prescribed course texts and the paper before the set submission deadline

Who may participate

The course is open for students at Ph.D.-level within educational sciences.

Addtional information

Supplementary course information

Teaching will be organized as lectures and cases at the University of Bergen. Also, models, matrixes, assessment tools and templates will be demonstrated. In addition, the course will have digital elements integrated in the course design (e.g. ┬┐flipped classroom┬┐).

The PhD students┬┐ preliminary thoughts and drafts concerning their qualitative research and NVivo will form the basis for further discussion regarding the purpose and the elements of the qualitative research. The PhD students will become aware of the importance of quality assuring every part of the qualitative research in their own doctoral thesis

Contact

Rune Johan KrumsvikRune.johan.krumsvik@uib.no

Rune.johan.krumsvik@uib.no

Phone: 555 84 807

Academic responsibility

Det psykologiske fakultet, UiB

Course location

Universitetet i Bergen

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