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Case Studies in Higher Education
The goal of this course is to assist practitioners in their efforts to become more systematic observers and analysts of their organization. Through the use of qualitative research techniques, students improve their ability to make sense of complex organizational settings and situations. Emphasis is given to learning techniques for conducting interviews and developing case studies. Through readings and field study, students acquire an understanding of the stages of qualitative investigation, including research design, data collection, data analysis and the interpretation of findings.