Teaching qualitative methods using a research team approach

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This article is a guide for developing a qualitative methods course in psychology that organizes students into a researchteam conducting a joint project toward the goal of publishing a paper in an academic journal. This class structure allows for students to consider qualitative methods and epistemologies through a process of engaged learning. Tips on creating aresearch team environment, planning a survey component of the course, guiding students through a grounded theory analysis, and organizing the students toward writing a manuscript are presented. Issues raised for consideration also can be useful when supervising individual students' grounded theory projects.


Qualitative Research in Psychology