Course Description for Ethnographic Methods
This course is designed to introduce students in cross-cultural qualitative research. Students will gain the skills to critically evaluate and to conduct qualitative research. They will learn how to carry out research on their own and in a group setting. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between data collection and theory. They will learn how to select an object of anthropological enquiry, which methodology to use, how to address ethical issues in field research, and the basics of research design and data analysis.