Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jun 16, 2024  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PSY 305 - Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology (4 Cr.)

(Formerly PSY 255) (GCR DA-AC)
An introduction to qualitative empirical methods and their application to selected problems of psychology, providing an introduction to issues of qualitative research design, analysis, and report writing. Central topics include narrative approaches, biography, phenomenology, ethnography, grounded theory, and case study. These topics are introduced and developed in the context of student-generated, collaborative research projects of significance to researchers and participants and will involve field observations, open interviews, emergent design, and a variety of approaches to data analysis and interpretation. Ethical considerations are emphasized throughout. WID (Writing in the Discipline) course. Prerequisites: PSY 105  or PSY 111 (inactive), and PSY 250 ; and completion of GCR - Data Analytics Foundational level. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Grayman-Simpson, Program Faculty.