A program advisor will work with you to determine how to best structure your certificate based on your research and career goals. A maximum of 4 credit hours may be drawn from required coursework in your graduate program.
In addition to completing course work, you are required to participate in activities sponsored by the Interpretive Research Suite and Carter Qualitative Thought Lab (QuaLab). You will also have the opportunity to attend any guest lectures, workshops, and discussion groups facilitated by the QuaLab (attendance is not required, but highly encouraged).
You must participate in one of the following types of activities in order to complete all requirements for the certificate:
a research-oriented activity related to the I-SEEC Change project (Innovative Studies for Engaging Educational Community Change), the overarching signature research project of the QuaLab;
a teaching-oriented activity during which you would develop mastery of specific software and then teach that software in workshops, within courses and/or to small groups;
and a service-oriented activity where you would contribute to the on-line repository of teaching ideas, practices, units, exercises, etc. of qualitative research methods maintained by the QuaLab.