Date: November 16-20, 2020
Venue: Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 3, 1350 Copenhagen
Admission deadline: August 14, 2020
Admission: Write to firstname.lastname@example.org about you own experience with qualitative methods and how far you are in your PhD. Final acceptance will be given August 18, 2020
Formel requirements: You must have started on your empirical part of your thesis.
The Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen is offering a free Ph.D.-Course in qualitative methodologies.
This course offers an in-depth exploration of qualitative methods within the field of science education. It will provide tools, knowledge and guidelines to the doctoral students in general and more particular support the doctoral students in developing their own methodologies. The course focuses specifically on the use of qualitative methods in science education, why doctoral students within science education research will have first priority. However, it will also include issues related to educational research in general, why students from related research areas as educational research in general are encouraged to apply as well.
Prior to the course, the doctoral students have three tasks:
The course itself consist of practical individual activities and group-work, teacher presentations as well as workshops and classroom discussions. In the final part of the course, the doctoral students are given individual feedback on their ideas of using qualitative methods within their research projects based on a revision of the short piece they wrote prior to the course adding insights gained during the course.
The course will last one full week (3 ECTS).