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Applied Social Science Research Methods in the Field

Course #: GGHS 790

This graduate-level course aims to equip students with field research techniques in social science research. The emphasis is on field-based qualitative research methods and data gathering techniques for doctoral and master's students to use in challenging settings on key governance, health, development and related concerns, especially (but not only) in the developing countries. A primary objective and output of the course is for students to develop a field-based research proposal that frames a social research problem; and more clearly defines the research design and accompanying research methods -to advance the students' thinking/work on their master's or dissertation proposal, while thinking through key aspects of the field research portion of their research. Principles, practice, debates and ethics concerns are also covered in the course.

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2024 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 8610 Th
12:30 - 3:15 pm
Sprague,Courtenay Creighton W04-0028
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2024 - 05/08/2024
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 12
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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