Ontario College of Art & Design

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Social Science Methods for Designers and Artists (NOT OFFERED IN 2010-2011)
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies, including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%, and an overall average of 60%.
(NOT OFFERED IN 2010-2011)
The aim of this course is to provide designers and artists with basic skills in social science research. One half of the course will emphasize qualitative techniques, including interviewing and ethnographic research. The other half of the course will focus on quantitative research methods, focusing mainly on the use of questionnaires and basic statistical analysis and presentation techniques. Students will also learn how to carry out research with regard to the ethical treatment of research subjects.
Anti-requisite: Students who previosly took VISC 2B41 may not take SOSC 2B04 for further credit
Notes: This course is also offered as VISC 2B41. You must decide which course category you wish this to be counted towards at the time of registration by registering for either SOSC 2B04 or VISC 2B41.
Course was last updated June 11, 2010 - 3:26 PM