TBGD-TRANSBORDER & GLOBAL HUMAN DYNAMICS

TBGD 5110. Introduction to Transborder and Global Human Dynamics

3 Credits (3)

Overview of current theories, concepts and issues concerning transborder and global humani dynamids. introduction to key debates and areas of inquiry.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop knowledge of current interdisciplinary scholarship and debates regarding theories, concepts and issues in the study of transborder and global human dynamics Develop skills in critical analysis of key debates and in the oral and written presentation.

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TBGD 6991. Research Design in Transborder and Global Human Dynamics

1-6 Credits (1-6)

Development of individual research projects through critical reflection on debates concerning culturally appropriate methodologies, collaborative work with community partners, and the responsible conduct of reaearch with regard to transborder and global human dynamics.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop individual research project through identification of main research questions, methods of data collection and analysis, significance to the broader field of transborder and global human dynamics and goals for application of findings in society. Develop skills in the Responsible Conduct of Research and completion of proposals for IRB approval. Develop appreciation for conducting research in collaboration with community partners to address societal needs.

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TBGD 6998. Fieldwork and Community Engagement in Transborder and Global Human Dynamics

1-6 Credits (1-6)

Implementation of research projects through field work, individually or in direct collaboration with community partners.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Completion of projects designed to collect date individually and /or in collaboration with community partners using a Community-Based patricipatory Research (SCBPR) framework. Dissemination of findings to the scholarly community as well as community partners and the general public.

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TBGD 7000. Dissertation

1-18 Credits (1-18)

Completion of major research project on a significant aspect of transborder and global human dynamics. Dissemination of findings in academic and community forums. Students must have approval of from their doctoral committee to enroll.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Completion of a significant and in-depth research project in the area of transborder and global human dynamics. Presentation of findings in academic conferences. Preparation of publishable work from the dissertation research. Dissemination of findings in alternative formats for community partners and the general public.

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