Ontario College of Art & Design

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VISC 2B16
The Basics of Doing Human-Centered Research in Art and Design (NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2011-12)
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 FALL/WINTER 2011-12)
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 May 31, 2011 - 11:37 AM