This course is replaced by IN5000 – Qualitative Research Methods.

Undervisningsplan

DatoUndervises avStedTemaKommentarer / ressurser
26.08.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Introduction to the course and qualitative research  Mandatory: Chap. 1 in Crang and Cook

Additional: Latour (1999) 

02.09.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Overview of the field + intro to categories like positivist, interpretive, critical research  Mandatory: Myers (living version): Qualitative Research in Information Systems + Silverman (1998)

Additional: Myers & Avison (2002) 

09.09.2009Sisse Finken.  3A, IFI  Conducting fieldwork. Generating material part 1. Observation, interview, fieldnotes, documents   Mandatory: Chap. 4 + 5 in Crang and Cook.

Additionals: Chap 6 in Crang and Cook; Graver, Dunne & Pacenti (1999)

Submit exercise 1 to Elise, e-mail: eliseh@ifi.uio.no 

16.09.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Conducting fieldwork. Generating material, part 2. Photographs, audio, video.  Mandatory: Chap. 7 in Crang and Cook + Monahan (2008)

Additional: Blauhut & Buur (2009); Harper (2005); Suchmann and Trigg (1991)

Presentation of Monahan by group 1 - question for discussion provided by group 7

Movie: 'In the Web & on the Ground' by Katie Vann - visual renderings from a field study.

Submit exercise 2 to Elise, e-mail: eliseh@ifi.uio.no

Feed-back on exercise 1

  • If you’re interested in photography, you might like to visit ‘Historisk museum’ in Oslo, which exhibits photos from field studies conducted by Master students at UiO (Social Anthropology). The exhibition runs from Sept. 12th at 13:00 – more info here
 
23.09.2009Sisse Finken.  3A, IFI  Ethnography + positioning the researcher  Mandatory: Chap. 2 in Crang and Cook + Blomberg et al. (1991)

Additionals: Crabtree et al. (2009); Forsythe (1999); Hughes, King, Rodden & Andersen (1994); Bardram & Bossen (2005); Harper (2000); Schultze (2000)

Movie: Kitchen Stories by Bent Hamer

Submit exercise 3 to Elise, e-mail: eliseh@ifi.uio.no

Feed-back on exercise 2 

30.09.2009Sisse Finken.  3A, IFI  Action Research  Mandatory: Avison, Lau, Myers & Nielsen (1999) + Baskervill & Wood-Harper (2002) + Checkland & Holwell (1998).

Additional: Kalleberg (1992)

Presentaion of Baskervill & Wood-Harper by group 5 - question for discussion provided by group 3. Presentation of Checkland & Howell by group 2 - question for discussion provided by group 6.

Presentation of Blomberg by group 4 - question for discussion provided by group 8

Submit exercise 4 to Elise, e-mail: eliseh@ifi.uio.no

Feed-back on exercise 3 

07.10.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  No lecture  Work on your research proposals 
14.10.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Case Studies  Mandatory: Stake (2005) + Walsham & Sahay (1999)

Additionals: Flybjerg (2006); Walsham (2006); Walsham (2002); Geertz (1972)

Presentation of Stake by group 3 - question for discussion provided by group 1. Presentation of Walsham & Sahay by group 6 - question for discussion provided by group 4.

Submit 1st version of your RP to Elise, e-mail: eliseh@ifi.uio.no

Feed-back on exercise 4

Midterm evaluation of the course 

21.10.2009Sisse Finken. Guest lecture by Gisle Hannemyr  208, Forskningsparken ll, House 4. Entrance at InterMedia, go one floor down to Visningsrummet, follow the signs made for the occasion, through the glass door, down the hallway  Internet research + legal aspects of field research  Mandatory: Chap. 3 in Crang and Cook + Leander & Mckim (2003)

Additional: Guimarães Jr (2005); Markham (2005); Brown & Bell (2004)

Guest Lecture by Gisle Hannemyr on legal aspects of field work and internet research.

Feed-back on RP1 

28.10.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Grounded Theory. Analyzing data + quality in qualitative research  Mandatory: Chap. 8 in Crang and Cook + Thoresen (1999)

Additionals: Charmaz (2005); Klein & Myers (1999); Strauss, Fagerhaugh, Suczek & Wiener (1985); Emerson, Fretz & Shaw (1995); Lee & Baskerville (2003)

Presentation of Thoresen by group 7 - question for discussion provided by group 2 

04.11.2009Sisse Finken.  3A, IFI  Writing it up, part 1. Representation + how to structure written work  Mandatory: Chap. 9 (p. 150-177) + Sørensen (revised version of 2002)

Presentation of Sørensen by group 8 - question for discussion provided by group 5

Movie: Representation and the Media featuring Stuart Hall

Submit 2nd version of your RP to Elise, e-mail: eliseh@ifi.uio.no 

11.11.2009Cancelled. Sisse Finken. Guest lecture by Knut Hegna  3A, IFI  Writing it up, part 2.  Mandatory: Chap. 9 (p. 177-206) in Crang and Cook

Guest lecture by Knut Hegna, Senior academic librarian, "How does an article take form and how do I avoid plagiarism?"

Feed-back on RP2 

17.11.2008Sisse Finken    No lecture  Work on your project proposals 
20.11.2009Sisse finken      Turn in your final RP at 2PM. The submitted RPs are not to exceed 10 pages (+/- 1) including table of content and biography (excl. appendix) + they should be set in Times New Roman 12, 1.5 spacing. Mail your RP to
  • Elise: eliseh@ifi.uio.no
  • Sisse: finken@ifi.uio.no
 
25.11.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Presentations of projects 
  • 14:15-14:30 Group 1
  • 14:30-14:45 Group 2
  • 14:45-15:00 Group 3
  • 15:00-15:15 Group 4
  • 15:15-15:20 BREAK
  • 15:20-15:35 Group 5
  • 15:35-15:50 Group 6
  • 15:50-16:05 Group 7
  • 15:05-16:20 Group 8
 
02.12.2009Sisse Finken  3A, IFI  Sum up on course, preparing for the exam   
09.12.2009    Exam at 14:30 (written, letter-grade system A-F). 3 hours   
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