In this course students will study, apply, and discuss the values and liabilities of a variety of research methods for collecting ethnographic data. They will review principles of analyzing problems, choosing appropriate means of measuring data, and methods of conducting research. They will read about the fieldwork experience of others and reflect on the process of gathering and analyzing data they employed. They will conduct four research projects in which they will apply particular methods of research, and will evaluate the kinds of data they produce.
Course DetailsLevel: Master's Level
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring - Even numbered years
Prerequisites: AA4370 Cultural Anthropology or AA5370 Advanced Anthropology.
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