Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville campus and online delivery mode
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours for internal mode students. External mode students can expect a total workload of approximately 240 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Rosalind Hurworth
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||Approaches to the collection, display and analysis of qualitative data in education and social program evaluation are examined using current evaluations as models. Topics include: orientations to, and criticisms of, qualitative approaches; planning qualitative data collection using particular strategies and methods of data collection (such as interviews, focus groups, participant observation, case study, story telling and document analysis, and the use of visual media); the use of systematic methods of data reduction, display and content analysis (using both hand methods and appropriate computer packages); and issues of the rigour and trustworthiness of conclusions drawn from qualitative analysis. Methods by which qualitative findings can be reported to various audiences are also considered.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject it is expected that students should be able to; |
|Assessment:||Two assignments equivalent to 4,000 words each (8,000 words in total 100 per cent).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
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