Doing Ethnography

Provides a foundation for understanding and doing ethnographic, contextually based research. Students execute hands-on projects grounded in participant observation and such complements as interviewing, questionnaires and surveys, archival work and projective methodological techniques; final results vary from ethnographic texts or films to exhibits or applied recommendations. Addresses such ethnographic fundamentals as: intellectual history; disciplinary contexts; epistemological validity and reliability; ethics and Institutional Review Boards; using ethnography for cross-cultural comparison; qualitative data analysis and software. Students learn varied forms of ethnographic inquiry such as exploratory, experimental, critical, historical and action/applied.

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

1 unit — Hautzinger


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 8 Doing Ethnography Sarah Hautzinger Barnes Science Center 412 25 / 21 05/16/2022
Spring 2023 Block 8 Doing Ethnography Sarah Hautzinger TBA 32 / 32 05/16/2022
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