COMM 390 (SUMMER 2014) (37628)

*This class is cancelled due to low enrollment*

COMM 390

Research Methods and Design

Introduction to qualitative research methods. Students will learn procedures for conducting various kinds of research (i.e., participant observation, interviewing, focus groups, ethnography, textual analysis, etc.) useful for understanding human problems and media texts and processes. Emphasis is on the implementation of a research project which encourages students to consider the usefulness of various ways of knowing and to apply the selected method(s) in a systematic way. Also considers the theoretical, practical, and ethical issues that arise in conducting research.

 Enrollment Requirement: COMM 100 and 200.

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Course No: 37628
Units: 3.0
Begin Date: June 2, 2014
End Date: July 3, 2014
Begin Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 3:00pm
Meeting Days: Tuesday, Thursday, and Online
Location: TBA
Instructor: Michael Huspek
**Please see course description above for how to register and pay for this course.