Course Outline / Syllabus
This course employs Project Based Learning Strategies to teach Qualitative Research Methods. The course project focuses on campus climate and students' strategies for success. Students in the course engage in two types of data collection and analysis (content analysis of university texts and interviews with CSUSB students). The course emphasizes the Buck Intitute for Education PBL gold standard, particularly critique and revision, reflection, student voice and choice, challenging problem or question, authenticity and sustained inquiry.
Villegas, Paloma, "Project Based Learning in a Sociology Qualitative Research Course: Campus Climate and Students' Strategies for Success" (2019). Q2S Enhancing Pedagogy. 12.