Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Dec 01, 2023  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PSY 255 - Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology (4 Cr.)

(GEN.ED. #7)
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. Three hours lecture/discussion; three hours laboratory. Prerequisites: PSY 111  and PSY 200 . Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Pringle and Grayman-Simpson.