Dec 09, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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GHHE 000/5334 - Field Research in Environmental Health and Safety (3 cr.)



Description
This course targets students committed to research. The course relies on guest lecturers, readings and hands on exercises to provide an overview of relevant research, as well as cultural and ethical issues in community engagement. The student will apply their gained knowledge and skills to field study in a traditional industrial or community setting. This course raises awareness and offers possible solutions to issues that may arise when interacting with the target of environmental degradation and authorities for research purposes. The theoretical foundations in cultural sensitivity, personal security, communication, organization and research along with guided practical exercises in conducting field research will empower the practitioner to successfully conduct and implement research solutions. The result is the development of cross-cultural and applied research skills to tackle real life issues.



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