Qualitative psychological research
The student acquires basic knowledge about qualitative psychological studies: how to design such a study, collect and analyse qualitative data, and write research report.
Mesec, B. (1998). Uvod v kvalitativno raziskovanje v socialnem delu. Ljubljana: Visoka šola za socialno delo.
Silverman, D. (2000). Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Handbook. London: Sage.
Understanding of concepts, processes and procedures in qualitative research.
Application of proper research strategy and design for individual research problem, skills in categorizing qualitative data, use of computers in gathering and analysing qualitative data.
Reflection on limitations and advantages of qualitative research, critical evaluation of qualitative studies.
Use of domestic and foreign literature and other resources, collection and interpretation of data, use of ICT and other teaching aids, use of various techniques for data gathering, reporting (oral and written), identifying and solving problems, critical analysis, synthesis, writing articles, reflections on bibliography read, teamwork.
Seminars, project work
(b) 6–10 (positive) or 1–5 (negative); taking into account the Statute of the University of Ljubljana and faculty rules.
Anja Podlesek, PhD, Associate Professor