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Advanced Qualitative Methods hosted by the Qualitative Methods Learning Collaborative

Expanding the Qualitative Repertoire: Methodological Innovation to Advance Understanding of Perspectives and Behaviors


by Karen Albright, PhD
Seminar date: 4/8/2021

Description: Over the past decade, qualitative methods have become increasingly integrated into health services research. However, the most common qualitative approaches remain those that involve data collection via interviews and focus groups. This cyberseminar provides an introduction to newer and more innovative qualitative approaches that may be less well known to health researchers but which allow additional insights into individual- and system-level factors that influence stakeholder perspectives and behaviors. The advantages and disadvantages of each approach will be discussed so that researchers can determine the appropriate methodological choice for their needs.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Investigators and qualitative methodologists interested in expanding their qualitative repertoire beyond interviews and focus groups and in understanding the innovative directions in which the field of qualitative research is headed.

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