Welcome to the Methods Mall—a one-stop shop for NSF-sponsored training opportunities in research methods in cultural anthropology. This year, there are six training programs targeted at faculty and graduate students in cultural anthropology and related fields.
The University of Florida offers online courses on research methods in cultural anthropology. The distance learning courses carry graduate credit and are open to upper division undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals. For more information, including syllabi and application forms, visit Distance Learning at UF.
Now in its fifth year, the Ethnographic Field School (EFS) is a five-week (July 9-August 12) course for graduate students in cultural anthropology. The focus of the EFS is qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection in the context of participatory research. Held in Tallahassee, FL. Director: Clarence Gravlee. Apply by April 15, 2017.
Now in its third year, the Summer Course on Research Design (SCRD) is a five-day course on research design and proposal writing for social, behavioral, and economic scientists who have the Ph.D. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The course runs from July 17-21 at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Instructors: Jeffrey Johnson, Christopher McCarty, Kirk Johnson, and John Sonnett.
With support from NSF, we offer one-day workshops in conjunction with national meetings of anthropologists. In 2016-2017, workshops on text analysis and network analysis will be offered at the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology. Registration is available through the AAA and SfAA meeting pages.