Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code TB068203 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 保健科学特論2(質的研究)
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Advanced Lecture on Health Science 2(Qualitative Research)
ソブエ イクコ,アンメ トキエ,ヤマダ トミアキ,ハギハラ シュウコ,コクショウ ヒロコ,オリヤマ サナエ,オカムラ ヒトシ,モリヤマ ミチコ,ミヤグチ ヒデキ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds9:HSC Rm 301, (2nd) Weds10
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Qualitative research、Philosophical background、Ethnography、Ethnomethodology、Focus Group Interview、Grounded Theory Approach、 Qualitaitive-inductive analysis  
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【Aim & Goals】The aim and goal of this course is to deepen understanding of the methodology and analitical methods of qualitative research constructed based on the fundamental theories based on historical development of philosophical backgrounds.
【Objectives】By the end of this course, students will achieve;
1.Deepen understandings of philosophical and historical background of qualitative research
2.Understand and articulate the methodologies of qualitative researches by representative philosophical theories
3.Explain how to develop research questions and select the method which is the most appropriate to deal with the questions
4.Explain sampling/recruitment methods and its validity from qualitative research perspective
5.Explain data collection methods by each qualitative research methods
6.Explain analysis methods based on the chosen methodology and its validity and reliability with comparison of quantitative methods
7.Understand how to analyze qualitative data and how to describe them
8.Understand the Mixed method/traiangulation
9. Learn application of research resuts 
Class Schedule Introduction(Ikuko Sobue)

Philosophical foundation of qualitative research and progress in history (Prof. Tomiaki Yamada)
Qualitative research methodology: Ethnomethodology (Prof. Tomiaki Yamada)
Qualitative research methodology: Qualitative-inductive method (Prof. Hideki Miyaguchi)
Qualitative research methodology: Life history (Prof. Syuko Hagiwara)
Qualitative research methodology: Life history (Prof. Syuko Hagiwara)
Qualitative research methodology: Grounded Theory Approach (Prof. Hiroko Kokusho)
Methods: How to generalize research questions, select methodology, sampling method (Prof. Hideki Miyaguchi)
Method to support the scientific nature in the qualitative study (Ikuko Sobue)
Data analysis and description of results(Prof. Hitoshi Okamura)
Creating a manuscript for submission (Prof. Michiko Moriyama)
Qualitative research methodology: Focus group interveiw (Prof. Tokie Anme)
Qualitative research methodology: Focus group interveiw (Prof. Tokie Anme)
Result application for clinical situation and future research (Prof. Sanae Oriyama)
Summary(Ikuko Sobue)
・谷津裕子:Start Up質的看護研究,学研メディカル秀潤社,2010
・ジュリエットコービン,アムセン・ストラウス著 操華子,森岡崇訳:質的研究の基礎ーグラウンディッド・セオリー開発の技法と手順ー,医学書院,2012
・Marlene Zichi Cohen,DavidKahn,Richard H.Steeves著,大久保功子訳:解釈学的現象法による看護研究ーインタビュー事例を用いた実践ガイドー,日本看護協会出版会,2005
・Janice M. Roper,Jill Shapira・麻原きよみ,グレッグ美鈴訳:看護における質的研究 エスノグラフィー,日本看護協会出版会,2003
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Grading Method Participation and presentation at class: 50%
Research protocol report:50%
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Since there are visiting professors teaching in this class, students must check the schedule change at class. I will present the order of classes, the schedule of visiting professors, etc. in the first class.
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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