Qualitative Research Courses (Fall 2018 / Winter 2019)
KRLS 370 - Assessment and Evaluation in Physical Activity for Children and Youth
An overview of basic qualitative and quantitative assessment principles and their use to deliver quality physical activity and recreation services for individuals with diverse needs. Prerequisites: KRLS 207 and KIN 109 or RLS 210 or STAT 141 or 151. Credit will be granted for only one of KRLS 370 or PERLS 370.
KRLS 581 - Scientific Inquiry and Qualitative Research Methodology
An examination of philosophical issues and contemporary research methodologies in the fields of physical activity, sport, recreation, and leisure. The emphasis of this course will be on qualitative inquiry. Credit will be granted for only one of KRLS 581 or PERLS 581.
NURS 513 - Qualitative Research
The focus of this course is on qualitative research approaches and includes an introduction to the philosophical foundations of qualitative methods. Emphasis is placed on the selection of appropriate methods to answer research questions; on data collection, analysis and interpretation of results; and on the appraisal of qualitative research literature. Attention is also given to knowledge synthesis, mixed methods, ethics in research, and knowledge translation in advanced nursing practice.
Please note: All Nursing courses are restricted to students in the Faculty of Nursing. Other students require consent of the Faculty of Nursing.
PSYCO 415 Qualitative Methods in Sociocultural Psychology
The assumptions that inform the design of qualitative research in sociocultural psychology; the procedures for gathering meaningful information through interviews, conversation, observed interaction, and textual archives; and the analysis of such information. Prerequisites: STAT 141 or 151, and PSYCO 212, and one of PSYCO 223, 233, 241, or 341. [Faculty of Arts]
SOC 418 - Qualitative Methods in Social Research
Further study of the design and evaluation of qualitative research strategies. Topics include participant observation, ethnomethodology, unobtrusive measures, and document analysis. Prerequisites: SOC 210 or consent of instructor.
SOC 518 - Qualitative Methods in Social Research
Prerequisite: SOC 418 or equivalent or permission of Instructor.