Find sources of qualitative training & support at UNC. How to search for and evaluate qualitative research, integrate qualitative research into systematic reviews, report/publish qualitative research. Includes some Mixed Methods resources.
Links to UNC certificates that involve qualitative studies
Links to area workshops that feature qualitative methods or concerns.
Training at UNC's Odum Institute
UNC's Odum Institute (for advancing social science teaching and research) maintains a calendar of all training at the Institute, including including public, private, and credit courses and additional education opportunities. Some courses require registration and may have associated fees. Examples of qualitative themed classes offered at the Odum Institute include:
Executing Your Survey Research Project
MAXQDA Hands-On Workshop
NVivo Hands-On Workshop
Visual Design: A Hands-On Approach
Qualitative Certificate Programs at UNC
UNC offers many graduate certificates; here are some that are relevant to those interested in qualitative research. Even if you aren't interested in completing the coursework for a certificate, the curricula of these programs are good sources of information on qualitative-related courses taught at UNC. You can see a list of other certificate programs offered at UNC on the central Certificate Programs homepage.
Certificates Open to Graduate Students and Non-Degree-Seeking Students:
Digital Humanities (Department of American Studies and Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative)
Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Sort and Sift, Think and Shift: Let the Data be Your Guide
The annual Qualitative Research Summer Institute, co-sponsored by ResearchTalk and UNC's Odum Institute, takes place over a week during the summer at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. Summer 2018 dates: July 23-27, 2018. Participants come from all over the world and can register for as little as one day or as many as all 5 days. Check website for discounts. Some recent topics for the courses have included:
Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
Doing Qualitative Research Online
Crafting Phenomenological Research
Implementation Research: Using Qualitative Research Methods to Improve Policy and Practice
8 Criteria for Creating Quality in Qualitative Research