2023-2024 / METO1019-1

Reflective ethics in qualitative research


20h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in education (120 ECTS)1 crédit 
 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)1 crédit 


Christophe Lejeune

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This workshop provides a place when practicioners discuss their doubts, hesitations, choices and reflect collectively on how they conduct their qualitative research.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Being reflective about qualitative research and ethics

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

  • Workshop reserved to fluent French-speaking students
  • A preliminary training in Qualitative Research is recommended
  • Having read the Manuel d'analyse qualitative. Analyser sans compter ni classer (De Boeck, 2019). 

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Every two weeks, attendees gather around a round table. The course consists in a discussion of the problems and question they submit themselves. The teacher animates and moderates the discussion. If needed, guests may be invited to share their views on particular point of interest.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face and online are comined in order to conform to sanitary measures.

Recommended or required readings

Punch M. "Politics and ethics in qualitative research". In Denzin NK, Lincoln YS (eds). Handbook of Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks (CA): Sage, 1994: 83-95.
Becker HS, 1964, "Against the code of ethics", American Sociological Review.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

  • First class, October the 4
  • The workshop is held every two weeks


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Association of one or more MOOCs

There is no MOOC associated with this course.