Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

PS398
Qualitative Methods in Psychology
0.5 Credit

This course is an introduction to qualitative research methods in psychology (open-ended, inductive research methodologies that are concerned with theory generation and exploration of meanings and that utilize non-numerical data). Topics covered include the philosophical foundations of qualitative research, qualitative research design, a variety of different approaches to qualitative research (e.g., grounded theory, narratives, case studies), qualitative data-gathering methods (e.g., observation, interviews), and techniques for qualitative data analysis and verification.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
PS292 or PS296.
Exclusions
SY489.