Year Published: 2013

Time to Complete: 75 min

Course Type: Self-paced Online

Instructor: Justeen Hyde, PhD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: Mixed Methods in Health Services Research

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design

Are you interested in conducting qualitative research, but not sure where to begin?

In this second course in our Mixed Methods series, Justeen Kay Hyde, PhD, will describe the design cycle for qualitative research by using case-based examples.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify core components of a qualitative study design, including the importance of a primary research question and approach to the study
  • Determine the appropriate methods (one-on-one interviews, focus groups, and participant observations) to use in a health services research study
  • Discuss the strengths and challenges in applying qualitative research methods to health-related research questions through case-based examples

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