Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Spring/Summer 2014
Canadian Excellence

CC426
Qualitative Methodologies in Criminology
0.50 Credits

This course examines qualitative research methodologies in Criminology. It is designed to introduce students to epistemological issues that distinguish qualitative from quantitative methodologies and to provide an overview of dimensions of qualitative research methodologies, including research ethics, grounded theorizing, sampling, data collection techniques, and qualitative analysis. The course will assist in the development of the necessary critical thinking skills for critiquing and evaluating existing research on crime and deviance. Topics may include interviews, participant observation, interpretive research, ethnomethodology, historical research, discourse analysis, and feminist methodologies.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
CC100 and CC233/OL233 or permission of criminology program co-ordinator.
Offerings
Location Course # Access/Details
Brantford Campus CC426BR T,R - 7-9:50 pm - Summer Session 2014