Anthropological Research Methodologies (ANT4110.01)

Noah Coburn

This course is an exploration of the basic tools that anthropologists use when conducting participant-observation field research. Students will learn how to use a variety of interview techniques, focus group discussions and surveys. Workshops will provide the opportunity for students to use these techniques on topics of their own interest. Methodological and theoretical perspectives will be examined, as will methods for recording, analyzing, interpreting and writing up qualitative data. Topics including formulating research proposals and ethics will be discussed. This course is particularly encouraged for sophomores and juniors considering either study abroad or advanced work in anthropology.

Prerequisites: At least one anthropology course and/or multiple social science classes and permission of the instructor.
Credits: 2
M 4:10pm-6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency:
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