Michael P. Brown
Covers the beginning steps in the research process. Introduces the discipline of geography, the department, and current faculty through the research aims of explanation and understanding that frame social scientific inquiry. Students develop basic library and writing skills as preparation for future research methods classes and independent research.
This is a required course for Geography Majors in the basics of social-science research design. It is a prerequisite for several 400-level geography classes. You should take this course as early in the major as possible.
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