EDUC 5113 CI01

Qualitative Research in Education

Access: Pre-requisite of Research Design 5513 or Equivalent approved by Graduate Coordinator

This course examines the traditions and paradigms of interpretive research in educational contexts. Practical, ethical, and theoretical issues are shared through class readings, discussion, and practical application. Opportunities are provided for students to learn and practise a variety of interpretive research methods and strategies. Students actively engage in analysing data from a variety of interpretive perspectives. The intended outcome of the course is to provide students with skills and understandings in a wide range of interpretive research approaches that can be put into practice in classrooms and other research settings.

Instructor: Dr. Gemma Porter
Location: Online, continuous intake


Textbook: Coe, R., Waring, M., Hedges, L. & Arthur, J. (2021) Research Methods and Methodologies in Education. 3rd Ed. London: SAGE Publications Ltd.

  • The course textbook is readily available in the university bookstore and available for ordering across a number of online retail outlets
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781529729627
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781529729634