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Evaluating Programs Using Qualitative Data Collection, and a Mixed Methods Approach
- Imagine that you are doing an evaluation of a program, and are interested in collecting qualitative data. Develop two questions related to the evaluation of a program that you want answered in a qualitative fashion. Share the questions with the class.
- Determine a qualitative method to answer each of the questions that you have developed.
- Examine how you would summarize and analyze the qualitative data that was collected. In your answer, be certain to discuss the best ways to approach analyzing qualitative data.
- Explore two ways to collect data for a program using a mixed methods approach.