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Qualitative Research Practicum III: Analyzing and Writing Qualitative Findings

East Baltimore
4th Term
International Health
Academic Year
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method
Class Time(s)
Friday, 1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year

224.697.01: Qualitative Research Practicum I: Partnerships and Protocol Development and 224.698.01: Qualitative Research Practicum II: Collecting Qualitative Data.

The best way to learn about qualitative research is to actually do a qualitative research study from start to finish.
Enables students to complete data collection, analysis and write-up of results from a qualitative research project in collaboration with a local community-based organization or JHU faculty. Discusses common challenges in qualitative research including analysis of qualitative data, writing qualitative papers and reports, presenting qualitative findings, and ethical issues related to fieldwork and authorship.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Analyze qualitative data and identify strategies to overcome challenges in analyzing data
  2. Write up findings from a qualitative research project and interpret findings in the context of the broader structural and social issues in the community
  3. Demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills, as well as how to give and receive constructive feedback from peers and community partners
  4. Work collaboratively with interprofessional teams to interpret qualitative data and give recommendations to key stakeholders
  5. Choose and apply context-appropriate inductive and deductive qualitative data analysis methodologies to qualitative data sets, manage and interpret qualitative data, and present findings in audience-appropriate formats to collaborating community partner
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 50% Final Paper
  • 15% Final Presentation
  • 15% Data Collection Assignment
  • 20% Participation
Enrollment Restriction
Restricted to students who have met the prerequisite or are enrolled for the current academic year.
Special Comments

Undergraduates must directly ask instructor for permission