11.234 Making Sense: Qualitative Methods for Designers and Planners


Class Info

Surveys uses of qualitative methods in urban design and planning research and practice. Topics include observing environments, physical traces, and environmental behavior; asking questions; focused interviews; standardized questionnaires; use of written archival materials; use of visual materials, including photographs, new media, and maps; case studies; and comparative methods. Emphasizes use of each of these skills to collect and make sense of qualitative data in community and institutional settings.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.234 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018).

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 10-401.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 11.234 Class Site site or on the 11.234 Stellar site.

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