Teaching qualitative research methods through service-learning
This paper is the result of a voluntary service-learning component in a qualitative research methods course. For this course, the service-learning project was the evaluation of the benefits to volunteers whom work a crisis hotline for a local crisis intervention center. The service-learning course model used in this paper most closely resembles the "problem-based service-learning" course model where students work as consultants. This paper focuses on the processes involved and the benefits to students in improving their qualitative research skills through the service-learning project.
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Machtmes, K., Johnson, E., Fox, J., Burke, M., Harper, J., Arcemont, L., Hebert, L., Tarifa, T., Brooks, R., Reynaud, A., Deggs, D., Matzke, B., & Aguirre, R. (2009). Teaching qualitative research methods through service-learning. Qualitative Report, 14 (1), 155-164. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/aeee_pubs/1