21A.839J Cross-Cultural Investigations: Technology and Development


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Enhances cross-cultural understanding through discussion of practical, ethical, and epistemological issues in conducting social science and applied research in foreign countries or unfamiliar communities. Includes research practicum to help students develop interviewing, participant-observation, and other qualitative research skills, as well as critical discussion of case studies. Open to all interested students, but intended particularly for those planning to undertake exploratory research or applied work abroad. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.839J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Walley.

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

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