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Demystifying Research Methodology (6-session course)

Tuesday 21st November 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (London Time)

Course Overview

Delivered by our very own Sophie Scott, this six-session course provides an overview of qualitative research methods, and it is designed with voice practitioners in mind. It will examine the philosophical background to research; demystifying terms such as Ontology, Epistemology and Axiology. Our view of reality influences the choices we make when designing our research. What we consider to be true reality (ontology) and valuable knowledge (epistemology) shapes the way in which we approach our research. This influences our choice of methods and how we present our data. We view our research through the lens of a paradigm and the philosophical principles behind this enable us to see our research through multiple lenses, from multiple perspectives. This provides depth and exciting possibilities, moving forward. We will examine two methodologies to give depth to the research design before drilling down into the nuts-and-bolts methods. We will also cover the often-neglected component of data presentation and coding.

Course Structure

All sessions will take place between 1:00pm – 2:30pm (UK time)

  1. 16th November [Philosophical Background to research]
  2. 21st November [Two Main Methodologies and Research Design]
  3. 23rd November [Research Methods in Research Design #1What to do focus]
  4. 30th November [Research Methods in Research Design #2Presenting the data focus]
  5. 7th December [Ethics and Insider Research]
  6. 14th December [Critical Reflection & Analysis and Summary]

Full course dates and times:

Thursday 16th November 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (UK time)
Tuesday 21st November 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (UK time)
Thursday 23rd November 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (UK time)
Thursday 30th November 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (UK time)
Thursday 7th December 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (UK time)
Thursday 14th December 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (UK time)

Sophie Scott

Sophie Scott (MA English, PG Dip vocal pedagogy, PG Dip acting, ALAM) is a vocal, performance and presentation skills coach and a Sustained Dialogue Moderator...

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