AAS 417 - Studying African Americans: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAS 111 or AAS 201.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

What do Blacks think about the HBO series “The Wire?” What insights can Blacks provide about the AfroPunkmovement? Why is the barbershop so central to Black communication?

If you are interested in learning how to conduct research interviews to get answers to these kinds of questions, “Studying African Americans” is the course for you.

This seminar will provide you with an introduction to qualitative research methods such as individual interviewing, focus groups, and autoethnography. You will experiment with writing styles, to include the scholarly and the poetic, as a way to present your research. At the end of this course, you will have a research paper that can be used as a writing sample for graduate school applications, and/or as a conference paper, or can inform an Honor’s project.

AAS 417 - Studying African Americans: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
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001 (SEM)
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28764
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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W 4:00PM - 7:00PM
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ISBN: 9781412974738
Qualitative communication research methods, Author: Thomas R. Lindlof, Bryan C. Taylor., Publisher: SAGE 3rd ed.
Required
ISBN: 9780472111039
Bad boys : public schools in the making of Black masculinity, Author: Ferguson, Ann Arnett, 1940-, Publisher: University of Michigan Press 2000
Required
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