Design and Urban Ecologies Methods 2
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Urban Design
Course Number: PGUD 5170
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course provides a comprehensive and integrative introduction to social research methods and familiarizes students with a variety of research perspectives used to explore urban life. By developing a process of learning that connects the quality of the social and urban research methods with the issue of democracy, the course immerses the students into a collective reflection and a deep conversation about the relationship between democracy and research. The course is guided by the exploration of two main questions: Which methodologies and epistemologies are capable to democratize the production of social research and the access to knowledge? How can social research contribute to the democratization of urban life?
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: MS in Design and Urban Ecologies majors only; others by permission of MS in Design and Urban Ecologies program. Pre-requisite(s): PGUD 5160 Urban Ecologies Methods 1.


Open to Graduate students.