This course is dedicated to understanding how to interpret, and make sense of the social world, social process and knowledge production. We will learn about and practice both qualitative and quantitative research methods, including observations, IDI, FGI, survey research. Students will learn how to prepare research tools, analysis data in the area of tourism. They will develop their own empirical research question(s) and ability to find answers, how to use differentf tools and approaches to garherng and interpreting data.