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21A.801J Cross-Cultural Investigations: Technology and Development (MIT) 21A.801J Cross-Cultural Investigations: Technology and Development (MIT)

Description

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

Subjects

21A.801 | 21A.801 | EC.702 | EC.702 | STS.071 | STS.071 | EC.792 | EC.792 | 21A.839 | 21A.839 | STS.481 | STS.481 | ethnography | ethnography | cultural anthropology | cultural anthropology | genealogy | genealogy | interviews | interviews | fieldwork | fieldwork | observation | observation | technology | technology | technology transfer | technology transfer | development | development | globalization | globalization | research | research | culture | culture | health | health | gender | gender | women | women | economics | economics | international | international | global | global | D-lab | D-lab

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21A.801J Cross-Cultural Investigations: Technology and Development (MIT)

Description

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

Subjects

21A.801 | EC.702 | STS.071 | EC.792 | 21A.839 | STS.481 | ethnography | cultural anthropology | genealogy | interviews | fieldwork | observation | technology | technology transfer | development | globalization | research | culture | health | gender | women | economics | international | global | D-lab

License

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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