College of Public Health students graduating

GRN 651

Course Information

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Gerontology

Qualitative Gerontology

This course (1) critically evaluates different qualitative epistemologies including biography, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography and the case study; (2) assesses the value of alternative qualitative methodologies for gaining deeper understanding of the experience of elders; (3) explores practical issues in employing such methodologies; and (4) provides opportunities for participants to engage in different styles of qualitative research. Prereq: Graduate standing.