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The Basics of Human-Centred Research in Art and Design
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: BDes and BFA students: 3.0 credits first year studio and 1.0 credit liberal studies, including the first year writing course

BA Honours program students: may register with approval; contact Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences office at liberalstudies@ocadu.ca or 416-977-6000 extension 372 or 3351
Students will acquire basic skills in the collection, preparation, and reporting of human-centred research. The research methods to be taught will include content analysis, ethnographic field research, interviewing, and the development of surveys and questionnaires. The course will also review a range of ways of presenting research findings. This will all be taught with a view to working with human research subjects in an ethical manner.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken SOSC 2B04 or VISC 2B41 may not take this course for further credit.
Course was last updated June 9, 2014 - 10:49 AM