University of Liege | Version française
Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 25/10/2014
SOCI0071-1  Building a fieldwork methodology

Duration :  30h Th, 30h Pr
Number of credits :  
Master in Anthropology, in-depth approach, 1st year6
Master in Anthropology, Teaching Focus, 1st year6
Master in Anthropology, specialized approach in applied anthropology, 1st year6
Master en anthropologie, à finalité spécialisée en anthropologie des dynamiques sociales et du développement, 1st year6
Master in Sociology and Anthropology6
Lecturer :  Alessandro Jedlowski, Benjamin Rubbers
Coordinator :  N...
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the second semester
Course contents :  
This course will consist in accompanying students in a small ethnographic research in Liège. Students will first be asked to write a research project. Next, they will have to go into the field for the purpose of producing a case study, combining observations and interviews. During class meetings, they will present different aspects of their research (interviews, interpretation of data, and so on) with the purpose to listen to commentaries and suggestions from the group.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
The main purpose is to place students in a situation that will help them develop the professional skills of a social science researcher. At the end of the course, students will be able to define a problematic, to write a research project, to conduct interviews and make observations, and to interpret the data produced in this way.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
To have the desire to do ethnographic fieldwork
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
The course will take the form of a seminar.
Recommended or required readings :  
Students will have to find readings on the subject of their research.
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Grading is based on the final paper, the intermediary reports and course participation.
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
The teacher will be available to meet with students by appointment (a(brubbers@ulg.ac.be)jedlowski@ulg.ac.be). Office location: 2.52, bâtiment B.31, at Sart-Tilman



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