Full course description
The collection and analysis of qualitative data is being used increasingly to supplement quantitative research project and grant evaluations. An introduction to qualitative research and how to enhance the evaluation of qualitative projects and grants will be presented. Participants will better understand qualitative research strategies, and how to the select qualitative research approaches based on stated goals and objectives. How to collect and analyze qualitative data as well as the evaluation process of research projects and grants will be discussed. Strategies and tools for reporting qualitative data to appropriate audiences and stakeholders will also be described.