Qualitative Methods of Empirical Research

  • Students acquire sound theoretical knowledge and develop practical skills in the areas of:
    - Principles of qualitative research
    - Quality criteria in qualitative research
    - Overview of qualitative processes/methods
    - Methodological and technical aspects of qualitative interviews:
    o Developing an interview guideline
    o Sampling and recruiting of interviewees
    o Conducting an interview
    o Documenting and transcribing an interview
    o Content analysis versus hermeneutic methods