Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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NPTG 8501

Intl Security Rsrch & Analysis

International Security Research and Analysis

An introductory survey of research methods, with special attention to how research can be utilized to inform policies related to international security. The course gives particular emphasis to the processes of identifying research topics and designing research projects. It will also address the basic elements of doing policy analysis. Students who complete the course will be able to read with comprehension and critically assess research produced across a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The course will also address how to write up and present research proposals and finished research products, and will consider the ethics of doing research. The course will be conducted primarily in lecture format, but some class time will also be devoted to exercises that involve active student participation.

Nonproliferatn&Terrorsm Stdies
Nonproliferatn&Terrorsm Stdies
Intl Policy & Management
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Fall 2021 - MIIS

NPTG8501A-F21 Lecture (Knopf)

Spring 2021 - MIIS

NPTG8501A-S21 Lecture (Knopf)

Fall 2020 - MIIS

NPTG8501A-F20 Lecture (Knopf)

Spring 2020 - MIIS

NPTG8501A-S20 Lecture (Knopf)