Sep 26, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 5560 - Ethnographic Methods


Survey of methods and practical experience in the collection and analysis of data in cultural anthropology. Includes considerations of ethics in fieldwork and the institutional review of research proposals. Fulfills subfield requirement in cultural anthropology.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Consider ethical dimensions of carrying out fieldwork and gain practical knowledge of IRB requirements for working with human subjects.
  • Gain knowledge and appreciation for the breadth, variation, and complexity of ethnographic fieldwork and writing through classical and contemporary readings on the subject.
  • Gain practical experience conducting ethnographic fieldwork through hands-on exercises.
  • Learn how to review and work field notes into finished ethnographic texts.
  • Learn how to write useful field notes in a variety of ethnographic settings.



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