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James D Long Iv
POL S 504
Seattle Campus

Multi-Method Field Research

Provides training in how to design and implement multi-method field research in American, comparative, and international politics, covering qualitative/ethnographic approaches; survey design, implementation, and analysis; and the design and implementation of field experiments and randomized impact evaluation.

Class description

Provides training in how to design and implement multi-method field research in American, comparative, and international politics, as well as empirically-oriented political theory, covering qualitative/ethnographic approaches; archival and large-n subnational data collection; survey design, implementation, and analysis; and the design and implementation of field experiments and randomized impact evaluation.

Student learning goals

Over the course, students will develop the tools to enable them to design their own multi-method research strategies to be performed in the field.

General method of instruction

Seminar.

Recommended preparation

Introduction to research design, basis statistics, basic econometrics.

Class assignments and grading

Class participation and final research strategy project.

Participation and final research strategy project.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by James D Long Iv
Date: 02/13/2014