Courses

Fall 2017

Methods of Inquiry and Research Design

, 4 pts, GU4702

METHODS OF INQUIRY & RES DESIGN

This course will cover research methods and research design in political science. We will focus on concrete and practical issues of conducting research: picking a topic, generating hypotheses, case selection, measurement issues, designing and conducting experiments, interviews, field work, archival research, coding data and working with data sets, combining quantitative and qualitative methods, etc.


The course is designed for several audiences, including:


• PhD students in Political Science


• MAO students undertaking a major research project


• Advanced undergrads contemplating an honors thesis, or another major research project

Section Number
001
Call Number
21879
Day, Time & Location
T 2:10pm-4:00pm To be announced
Instructor
Virginia Page Fortna