21A.801J | Fall 2012 | Undergraduate, Graduate

Cross-Cultural Investigations: Technology and Development


Students will be required to submit two fieldwork projects and a final group project.

Fieldwork Assignments

6 Genealogy (PDF)
13 Participant-Observation (PDF)

Final Project

Working as a group, draw up a research proposal to conduct ethnographic research toward the eventual design, development, and transfer of a useful technology or (household or village scale) or modest development program (we will discuss this further in class) possibilities include: energy, education, housing, health care, transportation, agriculture/food security take a look at the suggested readings for further study.

Final Project Assignment Sheet (PDF)

Style Sheet (PDF)

Top Tips for Interviewing (PDF)

Course Info

Learning Resource Types
Activity Assignments
Written Assignments