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Fieldwork Workshop

Fieldwork Workshop

Dr. Emily Chamlee-Wright, Elbert H. Neese Professor of Economics at Beloit College and a Senior Research Fellow with the Mercatus Center, semi-regularly hosts a fieldwork workshop focusing on qualitative research methods.

Most recently, the workshop met during the spring semester of 2013.

Workshop Schedule

Session I: Introductions (8:30-9:15)

Session II: Why do qualitative research? (9:15-10:15)

Session III: What we do when we do qualitative research (an overview)/Readying one’s gaze before the fieldwork begins (10:30-11:30)

Session IV: Developing code themes (11:30-12:00)

Session V: Developing an interview instrument (12:45-1:30)

Session VI: Critical decisions before you enter the field (1:30-2:00)

Session VII: The art of the good probe (2:00-2:45)

Session VIII: Coding and secondary coding (3:00-4:00)

Session IX: Discovery in the writing: moving from coded data to analysis (4:00-5:00)

Q&A (5:00-5:30)

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