Throughout the semester, each student will be required to collect the following data using various data collection procedures to be submitted for review at designed dates:


To apply the skills and techniques of qualitative research, students will work throughout the semester on a pilot research project, either based on their proposed thesis research or another topic. Throughout the semester, each student will be required to collect the following data using various data collection procedures to be submitted for review at designed dates: • Literature review (collect articles, books and other publications on the problem or issue).   •  Interviews (interview a variety of stakeholders” such as an administrator, two teachers or staff members, and three participants; conduct at least 2 in-depth interviews in all. Transcribe one of the interviews.  OR  Observations (Do two one-hour observations). You need to keep observation notes that you need to include. • Focus group (conduct a focus group of staff, participants or another relevant stakeholder group).   •  Documents and archival records (collect relevant documents, records, archival materials, utilization figures and so forth). Students are to prepare the following reports on their study;