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Learning through Research: Using Data to Train Undergraduates in Qualitative Methods

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 December 2014

Colin Elman
Syracuse University
Diana Kapiszewski
Georgetown University
Dessislava Kirilova
Syracuse University


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Symposium: Research and Undergraduate Teaching: A False Divide?
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