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Qualitative Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health: Innovative Approaches
Provider: Faculty of Science

Activity no.: 5493-20-06-31There are no available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 30/09/2020
PlaceDepartment of Nutrition Exercise and Sports
Date and time10.11.2020, at: 09:00 - 13.11.2020, at: 16:00
Regular seats37
ECTS credits5.00
Contact personAdam Brian Evans    E-mail address: abe@nexs.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserAdam Brian Evans    E-mail address: abe@nexs.ku.dk
Written languageEnglish
Exam formOral examination
Grading scalePassed / Not passed
Course workload
Course workload categoryHours
Preparation / Self-Study60.00
Course hours40.00
Evaluation / reporting25.00

Sum125.00


Content

 

We are looking into offering the course with online options. More information will follow.



Aim and content
Aim:
The aim of the course is to provide PhD students with more in depth knowledge about cutting edge research methods in Qualitative Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health research (e.g. creative methodologies, writing techniques, data analysis and ensuring rigour in qualitative methods). The course also provides a space to exchange ideas and knowledge about research methods related to the course topic. The course will enable communication, networking and cooperation among the students and the experts.

Content:
Each day entails experts’ presentations on different aspects of innovative methods in Qualitative research, as well as students` PhD project presentations. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity for individual supervision sessions with the experts. The course also includes a workshop on preparing a manuscript for publication and an “ask the editor” session.

Format:
1) Lectures about Qualitative methods in sport, exercise and health
2) Student presentations of their PhD projects
3) Opportunity for individual supervision by the invited experts
4) Workshops on publication strategies, research methods and completing a PhD in the social sciences

Students are encouraged to present their PhD project during the course (30 min. presentation).

Learning outcome
The aim of the course is to provide PhD students with more in-depth knowledge about innovative qualitative research methods in sport, exercise and physical activity. Furthermore, the students will get practical experience on how to prepare manuscripts for publication and will learn about what editors are looking for in the manuscript submission process. Students will have the opportunity to network with international students and experts. The course provides a space to exchange ideas and knowledge about research methods related to the course topic. The course will enable communication, networking and cooperation among the students and the experts.

Literature
Students will be expected to prepare by reading core texts, and engage in self study prior to the course based upon indicative reading lists provided by experts.

Target group
PhD students working within the field of Sport Psychology/ Sport Sociology.

Teaching and learning methods
The course will contain a mixture of discussion sessions, workshops, lectures, seminar and creative sessions.

Lecturers
Professor Brett Smith, Durham University, United Kingdom
Professor Fiona Dowling, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway
Dr. Dominic Malcolm, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Dr. Cassandra Phoenix, Durham University, United Kingdom
Dr. Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Orebro University, Sweden
Dr Toni Williams, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Dr Oli Williams, Kings College London, United Kingdom
Assistant Professor Verena Lenneis, Aalborg University, Denmark

Associate Professor Helle Winther, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Associate Professor Charlotte Svendler Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Hans Bonde, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Assistent Professor Maria Gliemann Hybholt, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
PhD student Laura Wilcock, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
PhD student Joanna Blackwell, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Associate Professor Adam B. Evans, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Remarks
Acceptance to PhD course:
- Postgraduate Students from any location are welcome to enroll for the course.
- Upon enrollment, applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation. Please note that this is preliminary. Applicants will be informed of their acceptance to the course by October 7th, 2020, the latest.

Waiting list:
- If the course is oversubscribed, it is possible to be assigned to a waiting list.

Course fee:
- There is no course fee.

Other expenses:
- Lunch and coffee breaks during the course will be paid for by the course.
- Participants must arrange and pay for their own travel and accommodation.
- Participants will be advised on options for accommodation during the course.

This PhD course is supported by the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen.

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