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2011 Fall - TNDY
Subj Cat# Class# Sect Course
TNDY 403L 1415 1 Intensive Research Methods
Presents an overview of research strategies that study a few issues (e.g., systems, users, IS departments) in depth rather than many issues more selectively; provides hands-on experience in designing, conducting, and writing up case study research; emphasizes issues in research on information systems questions. Topics covered include: the variety of intensive methods and the evaluation criteria appropriate to each; the scientific status of analytic and interpretive methods relative to the natural science model; research design in case study methods, interviewing skills, combining quantitative and qualitative methods; theory building; ethnography; hermeneutics; writing strategies; ethical issues. Designed for Ph.D. students.