AGEDS 568 1 Spring 2023 - Qualitative Interviews and Focus Groups

Spring 2023
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
January 17, 2023 - May 12, 2023
Nancy Grudens-Schuck,, 515-294-0894
Course Description: 
Understanding the role of interviews in agricultural education research, basis for theory of meaning, and variations of interview technique among qualitative traditions. Development of facilitation technique for individual interviews; and focus groups. Transcription and basic qualitative analysis. Use of interview findings to prepare manuscripts.
Course Prerequisites: 
Graduate status
Required Course Materials: 
Krueger, R. A. & Casey, M. A. (2015) Focus groups: A practical guide. 5th edition, Sage Publications
Bernard, H.R., Wutich, A., & Ryan, G.W. (2017) Analyzing qualitative data: Systematic approaches, 2nd edition, Sage Publications is a speech to text software suite to which students will be required to subscribe for recording and transcribing audio.
The course makes use of Canvas' Course Reserves feature.
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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