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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 401 - Issues in Academic Research: Ethics, Validity, and Voice

This course offers students the possibility to understand the various complexities, complications, and underlying elements of academic research. Historically, Academia has been criticized for its unaddressed biases and lack of reflexivity. From issues regarding gender and/or racial biases to issues of silencing, representation, and misinterpretation. This class seeks to explore who speaks and who has a voice in academic research. Students will learn to become reflexive, and will develop a deep understanding of the necessity for transparency and privilege check while conducting research. Course Codes: BR. Prerequisite: COMM*301.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: BR. Prerequisite: COMM*301. Term cycle: spring. Yearly cycle: variable offering.

Credits: 3

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