ESD.87 Social Science Concepts and Methods
Introduction to social science approaches to developing questions, designing research, and collecting data about complex systems. Overview of the different social science paradigms for developing research questions, as well as issues of measurement and research design. Covers various modes of data collection with emphasis on how the different elements of research design contribute to more powerful and persuasive results. Students develop skills in designing and completing social science-based research, as well as in critically assessing related work. Limited to 15.
This class has ESD.83 as a prerequisite.
ESD.87 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by L. D'Ambrosio.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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