Advances in Biological Anthropolgy Research (3) A practical overview of integrative research approaches and current methods that are being used to advance the field of biological anthropology.
ANTH 572 Advances in Biological Anthropology Research (3)
This course will provide exposure to current data collection methods and analyses in biological anthropology research, and offer specific examples of application. The course will focus especially on the creative application of newly available technologies to help address major outstanding issues in biological anthropology, or on how the combination of traditional approaches and modes of data collection with advances in computational or statistical analysis can advance the field. Research design issues, data limitations and computational analysis requirements, and anticipated future developments will be considered for each method and subject area combination. Students will be exposed to the challenges, limitations, and processes of ultimately successful research studies and programs, to provide a practical awareness and guidance towards the development of their own research projects and careers in biological anthropology.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.