Qualitative research design

Qualitative research design
Goals & purposes:
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to
(1) know what a case study is
(2) describe types of cases
(3) describe components of a case study
(4) understand cases selection
(5) know key steps in the data collection of case studies
(6) know critique of case study research
This online unit is about qualitative research design. Students will be able to (1) understand the nature of case study research, (2) illustrate basic strategies for case selection, (3) describe key steps in collecting and analyzing data for case study research, and (4)discuss the generalizability of case study research.
Date released:
January 2023
  • Video
Target population:
  • University students (undergraduate)
Related EdUHK courses:
  • TLS4072/ ECE4254/ EDA4117/ PFS4052/ PSY4076/ SED4089 - Honours Project I: Research Methods and Proposal
  • TLS4073/ ECE4255/ EDA4118/ PSY4078/ SED4091 - Capstone Project I: Research Methods and Proposal
Mode of learning:
  • Self-paced
  • Structured lessons
Learning platform:
  • Online
  • Face-to-face
  • Hybrid
  • English
Related projects:
  • FEHD Strategic Area (Learning and Teaching): Developing Teachers, Developing Futures [Funding from FEHD]
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