Review of the approaches to posing and answering research questions in the disciplines affiliated with international studies. Explores epistemological approaches and associated methodologies to prepare students to effectively read across the literature of international studies, develop their own research design based on a research question, and write a research proposal. Offered: Sp.
This seminar will review the main research methodologies used in history and social sciences and will guide the students in the preparation of a proposal, detailed outline and a first draft of a major research paper. The grading will be based on class participation, the quality of the assignemnts, and the progress the students make duirng the quarter.
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