ANTH 390 Anthropological Research Methods

Introduces the fundamental methods in cultural anthropology including research design, participant observation, informant selection, organization of field notes, household and community questionnaires, structured and unstructured interviews, oral and life histories, case studies, focus groups, archival research and secondary data, and coding and analysis of qualitative data. Topics include construction of research problems, research design, research implementation, preparation of human subject protocols, strategies of data collection and analysis, and report preparation.

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