Ethnographic Research Methodology

2019-2020
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

Knowledge and understanding. The student has acquired knowledge and
understanding of:
(1) the idea of ethnography
(2) the various ethnographic research methods, and the way they can be
used

Application. The student has acquired the competences to:
(3) recognize and differentiate between different methods of
ethnographic knowledge generation
(4) use ethical considerations to evaluate methods and situations in
ethnographic research practice

Attitude. The student demonstrates:
(5) sensitivity to the expression of cultural knowledge in everyday life

Inhoud vak

In anthropological research, ethnography is the primary methodology.
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the theory of
ethnographic research methodology. It discusses thethe practical,
technical and ethical issues that anthropological qualitative research.
It is a theoretical exploration and evaluation of the most prominent
topics such as participant observation, interviewing, fieldwork, and
digital and visual ethnography, as well as reflexivity and ethical
issues, including codes of conduct. Finally, the course will also
reflect on the analysis of ethnographic data, the writing process, and
other forms of reporting.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures.

Toetsvorm

Digital written mid-term exam. Digital written final exam.

Vereiste voorkennis

Active participation in Challenges of the 21st Century

Literatuur

To be announced in the course manual (see CANVAS).

Doelgroep

1st year bachelor students in Cultural Anthropology and Development
Sociology.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode S_ERM
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P5
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. M.E.M. de Theije
Examinator prof. dr. M.E.M. de Theije
Docenten prof. dr. M.E.M. de Theije

Praktische informatie

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