Gain an introduction to anthropology: the study of societies and cultures. Learn how the discipline has changed over time.
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|📚 Field: Anthropology|
|🌐 Host: Future Learn|
|🎓 Mode: Online|
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Learn more about society, cultural issues and practices
You are invited on a journey to different places and at different times. In this course, you will learn about diverse ways of living and explore cultural differences and similarities.
You will be introduced to several anthropological theories and gain insights into how the study of other cultures and societies can help us deal with urgent problems confronting our own societies and the modern world.
Through your new knowledge about other cultures, you will reflect on your own cultural home, society and world views.
- An introduction to social and cultural anthropology
- The historical development of modern social and cultural anthropology
- Basic theoretical and analytic models applied in anthropology, including kinship theory
- A basic introduction to anthropological fieldwork and ethnography
Who is the course for?
Recommended for learners age 15+
This course is for anyone interested in anthropology, cultural issues in society, or the workings of society and cultural practices. It would also suit those looking to develop their critical thinking or research skills. No prior experience is required.
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