Qualitative data analysis

lcops1212  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Qualitative data analysis
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
25.0 h + 20.0 h
Baudewyns Pierre; Berger Mathieu; Versailles Alban (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.
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

Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology

Minor in Population and Development Studies

Minor in Sociology and Anthropology

Minor in Political Sciences

Bachelor in Political Sciences: General

Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences