RESEARCH METHODS IN CULTURAL STUDIES
Online Citizens and Celebrities
"At any point, anyone today can become a kind of journalist."
The courses introduces Cultural Studies research methods for academic projects and related professions. Students have a chance to practice different “qualitative” research methods such as critical writing, selecting theory and background literature, ethnographic observation and participation, and content analysis within different media texts. Additionally students learn how to become public intellectuals by preparing quality online critical writing and social media postings in textual and visual formats.
In this course, students take a forward -looking attitude towards research methods, and to be able to value the importance of studying culture in an interdisciplinary manner.