Qualitative Evaluation Methods and Applications
Explores the principles and practices of effective qualitative evaluation methods: planning; design strategies; data collection, analysis and reporting. Course work includes: selecting appropriate design strategies and sampling methods; collecting data using in-depth, open-ended interviews, fieldwork-based observations, participant observation, and documents; analyzing large volumes of qualitative data to produce clear, credible and relevant findings. The course will also examine strategies for integrating multiple lines of qualitative findings in evaluations.
Graduate course in the Public Administration program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.