Course Number: 285D
Course Title: Fieldwork and Ethnographic Methods
Department: Family Health Care Nursing
Course Description: This PhD level course will provide in-depth information and mentored experiences with Fieldwork and ethnographic methods. This course is suitable for students using Ethnography or other qualitative methods incorporating observation, interviews, and review of documents. Students will spend 10 hours collecting interview or observational data in a self-selected fieldwork site, write detailed field notes, and prepare a final oral project describing their findings and future related research.
Prerequisites: Students should have taken and passed N/S 285A and B. If students have not taken these courses enrollment may be approved by the instructor if students can demonstrate that they possess equivalent skills in data collection and analysis.
Restrictions: PhD level students. Non-nursing, post-doctoral, or special studies students may enroll with permission of instructor. Students must have an IRB approved research project that is suitable for the fieldwork experiences incorporated in this class.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Field Work, Direct - Discussion, Student - Lecture, Student - Field Work
Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No