Oct 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 311 - Qualitative Methods in Geography (Put on reserve 9/16/17)

Introduces students with qualitative research methods in geography with particular attention to participatory observation, interviews, data transcription, oral histories, focus groups, descriptive narrative, archival research, document analysis, data coding and interpretation strategies. (Put on reserve 9/16/17. Will go inactive 8/24/2020.)

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how qualitative research contributes to scientific knowledge.
  • Master data collection and analysis skills to conduct qualitative research independently and proficiently.
  • Demonstrate knowledge about research ethics and know how to practice them when conducting research.
  • Identify the need for engaged scholarship, and community based research.
  • Conduct sensitive research that is aware of power dynamics in the research relationship, and to mitigate imbalances through strategies of reflexivity, situation, transparency, accountability and reciprocity.
  • Survey critical insights from post-structural, postcolonial and feminist literature on qualitative methodologies.
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