Hide menu

Qualitative research methods

DF21800, 2009VT
Full

Status Archive
School Human-Machine Interaction (HMI)
Division IDA
Owner Vivian Vimarlund

  Log in  




Course plan

No of Lectures

Recommended for

Graduate students with an interest in working with qualitative research methods

The course was last given

New course

Goals

The goal of the course is for students to better understand some of the strengths and weakness of qualitative research as it applies to problems that characterize the HCI literature. This course is therefore intended to advance students' competence in the "practical" aspects of qualitative research

Prerequisites

Introduction to Research Methodology in Computer Science

Organization

Literature seminars.

Contents

The course will focus on how and why qualitative methods can be used in different studies as well as their strengths and weakness.
The course will give students the kind of confidence and competence in qualitative research that will enable them to design, carry out and publish qualitative research in the area of informatics and HCI.

Literature

Article sample

Lecturers

Vimarlund, invited lecturers

Examiner

Vivian Vimarlund

Examination

Paper, class exercises/participation, abstracts will determine points

Credit

3 + 4.5 hp

Comments

Course start. Jan 2009


Page responsible: Director of Graduate Studies
Last updated: 2012-05-03