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INFO-H 651 The Ethnography of Informatics

3 credits

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery: On-Campus
  • Introduces ethnography as a social science methodology and way of knowing with which to study information and its social contexts. Places ethnography in relation to other research methodologies relevant to the production of the informatics knowledge base. Trains students in the use of a broad range of ethnographic techniques relevant to the study of automated information technology in use. Designed to be open to students from other programs with sufficient methodological and substantive background.


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