Case Study Methods in Psychology   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

RES 1140 - Case Study Methods in Psychology

The careful observation, description, and discussion of individual cases are pervasive in psychology, human science, and organizational systems. This course provides an historical background and context for case study research methods. It presents case study research as a fundamental means to develop valid knowledge and delineates methodological issues in case study research. Can be adapted with the instructor to the psychological study of individuals and groups, interdisciplinary study in the human sciences, and the case study of organizations. Entails a research proposal, IRB review, execution of a pilot research study, and written research report. (Ph.D. program only) Prerequisite(s): Completion of RES 1015 . 3 credit(s)