17.878 Qualitative Methods and Fieldwork

Class Info

Prepares students to conduct independent qualitative research, focusing on practical skills acquisition. Topics include methodological controversies, debates about transparency, human subjects protocols and research ethics, interviewing techniques, ethnography, focus groups, comparative historical case studies/archival research, and write-up of qualitative information collected from the field.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.878 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by C. Lawson.

Lecture occurs 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Mondays in E51-385.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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