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How to design and conduct your Mixed Method Study
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3763-19-00-00 
Enrollment deadline: 26/02/2019
Date and time27.03.2019, at: 09:00 - 29.03.2019, at: 16:00
Regular seats12
Course fee4,320.00 kr.
LecturersBente Appel Esbensen
ECTS credits2.40
Contact personTrine Egegaard    E-mail address: trine.egegaard@regionh.dk

Aim and content
This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH. Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrolment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.

The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School). All other participants must pay the course fee.

Learning objectives
The aim is to introduce, discuss and apply mixed methods in health sciences research.
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:

1. Understand the basic characteristics of mixed methods research.
2. Write a mixed methods title, aim and research questions.
3. Identify appropriate qualitative and quantitative data sources.
4. Describe and choose an appropriate mixed methods design.
5. Identify strengths and limitations of a mixed methods design.
6. Prepare for data analysis, integration and develop joint displays.
7. Develop a plan for dissemination.

Content
Mixed methods as a methodology and the research designs including integration of data (qualitative and quantitative data sets) and its presentation.

3 days x 7 hours = 21 hours.

Participants: 12.

Preparation and homework
- Each student submits a 1-page study synopsis of their Ph.D. project. During the course the student will further develop, and design own mixed methods study.
- Each student is expected to do assignments for approximately one hour per day.

Participants
Ph.D. students planning to design mixed methods projects that apply both qualitative and quantitative data sets.

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:

All graduate programmes

Language
English if non-Danish participants attend.

Form
Lectures, individual and group work sessions, journal club and presentations.

Course director
Bente Appel Esbensen, Associate Professor, bente.appel.esbensen@regionh.dk
Mary Jarden, Associate Professor, mary.jarden@regionh.dk

Teachers
• Mary Jarden, RN, MScN, Ph.D., Associate Professor, mary.jarden@regionh.dk
• Karin Piil, RN, MScN, Ph.D., Associate Professor, karin.piil@regionh.dk
• Bente Appel Esbensen, RN, MScN, Ph.D., Associate Professor, bente.appel.esbensen@regionh.dk

Dates
Week 13: Wednesday 27 March – Friday 29 March 2019

Course location
Will be informed later.

Registration
Please, register before 26 February 2018.

Literature
Creswell, John. A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research, Sage Publications, 2015
Creswell J, Plano Clark V. Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research, Sage Publications Inc, 2018

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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