Course Description


MIT 301A/B (Winter 2005)   Designing and Critiquing Research Methods

Instructor: J. Burkell

Course Description
An introduction to the range of research methods appropriate for understanding scholarship in the fields of communications, information, and media studies, including surveys, interviewing, content analysis and ethnography. Students will study specific methods in the context of the media-related topics that these methods have been used to address.

Prerequisites: Four of MIT 201F/G, MIT 202F/G, MIT 203a/b, MIT 204F/G, or Writing 121F/G.

Antirequisites: Sociology 231, the former MIT 245a/b.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO YRS 3 & 4 HONS MIT, COMBINED HONS, MIT SCHOLARS ELECTIVES AND SPECIAL STUDENTS IN MIT.



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