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  1. Week 1 - Introduction and Module Overview / What is Social Research? 2 items
    1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

      Book Core Chapter 1: Introduction & Chapter 2: Theory and Method in Social Science Research

    2. Recommended 1 item
  2. Week 2 - Principles of Academic Best Practice: How to read academic literature / Conducting a literature search 3 items
    1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

      Book Core Chapter 6: Literature Searching and Reviewing

    2. Recommended 1 item
  3. Week 3 - Principles of Academic Best Practice: Research Ethics 6 items
    1. Ethical decision making in social research: a practical guide - Ron Iphofen, Palgrave Connect (Online service) c2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Chapter 1. The problem of ethical decision-making in social research.

    2. Economic and Social Research Council (2015) ESRC Framework for Research Ethics (http://www.esrc.ac.uk/files/funding/guidance-for-applicants/esrc-framework-for-research-ethics-2015/ )

       

      Social Research Association (2003) Ethical Guidelines (http://the-sra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/ethics03.pdf)

    3. Recommended 3 items
      1. Ethics and values in social research - Paul Ransome 2013

        Book Core Chapter 1 only

      2. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

        Book Core Chapter 3: Ethics in Social Research

      3. Communicating Informed Consent and Consent Process - Joan E. Sieber 2013

        Chapter Recommended Chapter 8: Degrees of Non-disclosure.

  4. Week 4 - Principles of Academic Best Practice: How to use others’ work – Citations, Referencing and Plagiarism 4 items
    1. Recommended 2 items
      1. Making and unmaking intellectual property: creative production in legal and cultural perspective - Mario Biagioli, Peter Jaszi, Martha Woodmansee c2011

        Book Recommended

      2. Who owns native culture - Michael F. Brown 2004

        Book Recommended

  5. Week 5 - Formulating a research(able) question 4 items
    1. Critically appraising qualitative research - A. Kuper, L. Lingard, W. Levinson 07/08/2008

      Article 

    2. Recommended 2 items
      1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

        Book Core Chapter 4: Research Questions & Chapter 5: From Research Questions to Data

  6. Week 7 - Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods 4 items
    1. Recommended 2 items
      1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

        Book Core Chapter 7: Qualitative Research Design pp. 113-141 & Chapter 8: Collecting Qualitative Data pp. 142-154 (Sections 8.1-8.2.2)

      2. Sympathetic Connections between Qualitative Methods and Health Research - Y. S. Lincoln 01/11/1992

        Article Recommended Please read pp. 374-391

  7. Week 8 - Qualitative Interviewing Techniques 6 items
    1. Breastfeeding and the cultural configuration of social space among Vietnamese immigrant woman - Danielle Groleau, Margot Soulière, Laurence J. Kirmayer 12/2006

      Article Recommended

    2. Recommended 3 items
      1. Narrative Inquiry: Multiple Lenses, Approaches, Voices - S.E. Chase

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

        Book Core Chapter 8: Collecting Qualitative Data pp. 143-153 (Sections 8.1-8.2.1)

  8. Week 9 - Ethnography, Thick Description and Participant Observation 6 items
    1. Ethnography: principles in practice - Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson 2007

      Book Recommended

    2. Recommended 3 items
      1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

        Book Core Chapter 7: Qualitative Research Design pp. 125-135 & Chapter 8: Collecting Qualitative Data pp. 156-158.

      2. Hospital ethnography: introduction - Sjaak van der Geest, Kaja Finkler 11/2004

        Article Recommended

      3. Travesti: sex, gender, and culture among Brazilian transgendered prostitutes - Don Kulick c1998

        Book Recommended

  9. Week 10 - Participatory Action Research and methodological innovation 5 items
    1. Recommended 3 items
  10. Week 11 - Qualitative Analysis, Interpretation and Writing 5 items
    1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

      Book Core Chapter 9: Analysing Qualitative Data.

    2. Recommended 3 items
      1. Qualitative research in health care: Analysing qualitative data - C. Pope, S Ziebland, N Mays 2000-1-8

        Article Core

      2. Qualitative Data Analysis for Health Services Research: Developing Taxonomy, Themes, and Theory - Elizabeth H. Bradley, Leslie A. Curry, Kelly J. Devers 08/2007

        Article Recommended

      3. Tales of the field: on writing ethnography - John Van Maanen 2011

        Book Recommended

  11. TERM 2 - Classes begin the week of 14 January 2019

  12. Week 1 - Introduction to Quantitative Methods & Mixed Methods 4 items
    1. Introduction to social research: quantitative & qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

      Book Core Chapter 10: Quantitative Research Design pp. 205-217 & Chapter 14: Mixed Methods and Evaluation, pp. 301-314

    2. Best Practices for Mixed Methods Research in the Health Sciences - John W. Creswell, Ann Carroll Klassen, Vicki L Plano Clark, Katherine Clegg Smith

      Document Recommended

    3. Mixing methods in social inquiry - Jennifer C. Greene c2007

      Book Recommended

  13. Week 2 - Concepts and Measurement 5 items
    1. What are quality of life measurements measuring? - M. F Muldoon, S. D Barger, J. D Flory, S. B Manuck 14/02/1998

      Article Recommended

    2. Quality of life measures in health care. Applications and issues in assessment. - R Fitzpatrick, A Fletcher, S Gore, D Jones 31 October 1992

      Article Recommended

  14. Week 3 - Population and Samples 3 items
    1. Chapter 1 Target populations and samples

      Chapter Recommended

    2. Sampling hard to reach populations - Jean Faugier, Mary Sargeant 10/1997

      Article Recommended

  15. Week 4 - Survey Design / Questionnaires 3 items
  16. Week 5 - Questioning Designing Workshop (0 items) 0 items
  17. Week 7 - Data Representation 3 items
    1. Chapter 4: Graphics for Display

      Chapter Core

    2. Core: 

      World Health Organization (2008). Part 2: Causes of Death. In: The Global Burden of Disease: 2004 Update. Geneva: WHO, 7-26.  Available at: http://www.who.int/healthinfo/global_burden_disease/GBD_report_2004update_full.pdf

       

    3. Recommended:

      World Health Organization (2004). Global Burden of Disease 2004 Update: Selected figures and tables. Health Statistics and Informatics Department.  Available at: http://www.who.int/healthinfo/global_burden_disease/2004_report_update/en/

      Download the PPT presentation called "Key figures and graphs"

  18. Week 8 - Descriptive Statistics 3 items
    1. www.mathisfun.com/data/

  19. Week 9 - Practical Workshop - Data Description and Representation 0 items
  20. Week 10 - Presenting your research: the elevator pitch, poster presentations and oral presentations 0 items
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