Prof. Richard Locke
This course is intended for graduate students planning to conduct qualitative research in a variety of different settings. Its topics include: Case studies, interviews, documentary evidence, participant observation, and survey research. The primary goal of this course is to assist students in preparing their (Masters and PhD) dissertation proposals.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Locke, Richard. 17.878 Qualitative Research: Design and Methods, Fall 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-878-qualitative-research-design-and-methods-fall-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA