Qualitative data analysis

lcops1212  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Qualitative data analysis
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
4 credits
25.0 h + 20.0 h
Baudewyns Pierre; Berger Mathieu; Deridder Marie (compensates Baudewyns Pierre);

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
1. Introduction to research logic
2. Ethnographic observation
3. The semi-directing interview
4. Thematic analysis

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1. have acquired an ability to produce and analyse Social Sciences data qualitatively ;
2. specify the type of problem-question for which it would be relevant to adopt the various methods studied in the course ;
3. discuss the relevance of the various data production mechanisms ;
4. make intelligent use of the principal instruments of data production and analysis.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Course entry requirements: This course expands on the Study Skills Seminar which students therefore need to have taken before they take this course. It prepares the ground for the Practical Research in Sociology and Anthropology Seminar and the Practical Research in Political Science Seminar. 
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Minor in Human and Social Sciences

Minor in Population and Development Studies

Minor in Political Sciences

Minor in Sociology and Anthropology

Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in Human Resources Management

Master [120] in Population and Development Studies

Bachelor in Political Sciences: General

Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [60] in Political Sciences: General

Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology