Location Specific Knowledge
Location Specific Knowledge 2023-24
School Of Natural Sciences
Module - Semester 2
The course is a preparatory course for the Joint Summer Module (DXX4501). The course includes training in locating and assessing location specific literature; conducting critical online discussions as part of project preparation; preparing and analysing empirically based project proposals; selecting appropriate data collection instruments; finalising a fieldwork project proposal. The location of the course will vary from year to year.
- An ability to collect, analyse and evaluation qualitative and quantitative information
- An ability to design a coherent research project proposal and select and design relevant data collection instruments
- An ability to reflect on risks and ethics in relation to data collection in developing countries.
- In-depth location-specific factual knowledge of tropical forestry;