EHE Qual Courses

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The College of Education and Human Ecology offers many courses in qualitative methods to support students in strengthening their research skills.

    • View the new recommended curriculum sequencing developed in collaboration with ESQUAL faculty! Check out this sheet or this presentation to learn more.
    • View the most recent list of EHE qualitative classes here, including what courses you can count on each semester/year: EHE Qual Courses
      • We update this list on a rolling basis. Have new info? Please let us know.
      • Note: coming 2022-2023 – Using NVivo Software for Data Analysis with Dr. Rhodesia McMillian
    • Did you participate in the May-June, 2020 graduate student curriculum survey & are you interested in the report? Qualitative Curriculum Report 2020.

The three departments in the College of Education and Human Ecology offer qualitative courses taught by world-renowned and knowledgeable faculty. See more information on qualitative courses and faculty by department:

Fall 2022 Qualitative Courses:

  • ESHESA 7256 Qualitative Research in Higher Education Settings, Dr. Penny A. Pasque
  • ESQUAL 8280 Qualitative Research in Education: Paradigms, Theories, and Exemplars, Dr. Jan Nespor
  • ESQUAL/EDUCST 8895 Seminar: Qualitative Data Analysis Methods and Applications, Dr. Venus Evans-Winters
  • EDUTL 7014 Epistemologies and Theories in Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education, Dr. Timothy San Pedro
  • EDUTL 7025 Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, Dr. Timothy San Pedro 
  • EDUTL 7431 The Ethnography of Literacy and Language I

Spring 2022 Qualitative Courses:

  • ESQUAL/ESPHE 7240 Life History Methods (AKA conversational interviews & life history interviews), Dr. Antoinette Errante (click here to view the flyer for this course)
  • ESQUAL 7230 Qualitative Research for Educators, Dr. Jan Nespor
  • ESQUAL 8290 Qualitative Research in Education: Methods & Analysis, Dr. Jan Nespor
  • ESQUAL/ESHESA 8895 Seminars: Advanced Qualitative Inquiry, Dr. Venus Evans-Winters
  • EDUTL 7306 Language Socialization, Dr. Leslie Moore
  • EDUTL 7432 Ethnography of Literacy and Language II, Dr. Laurie Katz
  • EDUTL 8002 Discourse Analysis and Educational Research II, Dr. Stephanie Power-Carter

Fall 2021 Qualitative Courses:

  • ESHESA 7256 Qualitative Research in Higher Education Settings, Dr. Penny A. Pasque
  • ESQUAL 8280 Qualitative Research in Education: Paradigms, Theories, and Exemplars, Dr. Jan Nespor
  • ESQUAL 8895 ESPHE/EDUCST Advanced Qualitative Analysis & Presentation, Dr. Antoinette Errante
  • EDUTL 7010 Diverse Approaches to Research on Teaching and Learning, Dr. Melinda Rhoades
  • EDUTL 7014 Epistemologies and Theories in Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education, Dr. Timothy San Pedro or Dr. Cynthia Tyson
  • EDUTL 7431 The Ethnography of Literacy and Language I, (course is taught regularly, but not taught yearly) Dr. Laurie Katz
  • EDUTL 8001 Discourse Analysis and Educational Research I, Dr. Michiko Hikida or Dr. Stephanie Powers
  • EDUTL 8890 Case Study in Language and Literacy, Dr. Michiko Hikida
  • EDUTL 8890 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods for Post-Candidacy, Dr. Michiko Hikida
  • EDUTL 8890 Case Study Research in Language in Literacy, Dr. Michiko Hikida (click here to view the flyer for this course)
  • KNPE 5521 Qualitative Skill Analysis, Dr. Weidong Li