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    Vassar College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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GEOG 230 - Geographic Research Methods


1 unit(s)
How do we develop clear research questions, and how do we know when we have the answer? Focusing on qualitative approaches, this course examines different methods for asking and answering questions about the world, which are essential skills in geography and other disciplines. Topics include formulation of a research question or hypothesis, research design, and data collection and analysis. We examine major research and methodological papers in the discipline, design an empirical research project, and carry out basic data analysis. Students who are considering writing a thesis or conducting other independent research and writing are encouraged to take this course. The department.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.



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