- Code CHMD8004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Medical School
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Culture, Health and Medicine
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Health, Medicine and the Body, Medicine
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Graham Fordham
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
Second Semester 2018
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This course provides the student with the principles of qualitative research methods for anthropological fieldwork as well as for applied interdisciplinary health research. A core component of this subject is training in analytic thinking and in the development of a research proposal. Students will acquire knowledge in qualitative methods, such as participant observation, taking field notes, field-diary writing, in-depth interviews and focus groups. Students will be expected to participate in exercises designed to enhance skills and techniques throughout the course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- Conduct their own qualitative research;
- Design and conduct qualitative research in an interdisciplinary research team;
- Evaluate the relationship between research design and research methods;
- Solve problems in research practice;
- Develop a detailed research proposal.
Attendance and participation in seminars: 5%(off campus student to make forum posts in lieu of seminar participation)
Research journal: 15%
Research proposal: 50%
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7796||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|