CHDV 123 - Qualitative Methods in Human Development

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

April 2021

Introduction to qualitative research methods and their philosophical underpinnings. The focus will be on theoretical, methodological, and ethical issues in studying human learning and developmental processes from interpretive and social constructivist perspectives. Attention given to methodological strategies used to document and analyze learning and development in context. Strategies include participant-observation field notes, interviews, audio/video recordings, documents, and artifacts, with implications for theory, policy, and practice. APA style will be introduced to support the development of scholarly communication and writing. 

Prerequisite(s): CHDV 30, or CHDV 35, or equivalent


Course Type

Upper Division