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TA200 Research in Theatre-Radio-Film-Television

Time: Instructor will not be teaching this course in Fall 2013


Graduate study in theatre arts, bibliography, methods of investigation, and applicable reporting techniques. Reading and research. Prerequisite: Acceptance to MA program or instructor consent. TA200 explores the nature and processes of advanced research in Theatre-Radio-Film and Television. We start by identifying various motives for conducting research, and understanding why research is important within the professonal field and central to academic pursuits. We study the sequential development of successful research projects in detail--identifying the components of quality research and beginning to build our own research projects. The class is geared towards the creation of publishable scholarly research as exemplified by the Master's Thesis.