The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following: lectures, audio visual aids, independent analysis, small group discussions and facilitations, “doing research” and critical analysis of existing research studies.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College Policy. The instructor will provide written course outlines with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on some of the following: Research proposal, presentation facilitation, qualitative study evaluation, research project, seminar participation including assigned ‘in-class’ tasks, and final exam.
An example of an evaluation scheme would be:
|Qualitative study evaluation||15%|
At the conclusion of this course the successful student will be able to:
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Textbooks will be updated periodically. Typical examples are:
Hesse-Biber, S.N., and Leavy, P. (2006). The Practice of Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Ritchie, J., Lewis, J., McNaughton Nicholls, C., and Ormston, R. (Eds.). (2015). Qualitative Research Practice: A Guide For Social Science Students and Researchers. Second Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Additional weekly readings will be required and will be accessible online.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU CRIM 3104 (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CRIM 3XX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CRIM 3219 (3), OL; TRU SOCI 2XXX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HUMA 3XX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO ARTS 2nd (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV SOCI 2nd (3), exempt UBCV SOCI 382||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC POLS 3XX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 321 (4)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOCI 374 (1.5)||2012/09/01 to -|