17.878 Qualitative Research: Design and Methods


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Prepares students to conduct independent qualitative research. Topics include research design, human subjects protocols and research ethics, risk management, participant observation and interview techniques, and data collection and analysis. During the term, students complete a qualitative research project in the Boston area. Especially appropriate for students planning to do fieldwork.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.878 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. Bateson.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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