Appalachia 101 for Researchers

Welcome and thank you for joining us in an exploration of the culturally rich and sometimes enigmatic region known as Appalachia. It is our hope that you will finish this mini-course with a deeper understanding of Appalachia's regional culture, society, and history, and that this knowledge will improve your research in and on the region, while helping you avoid common Appalachian research oversights and missteps.

Our goal is to help you as a researcher feel comfortable working in the region and to encourage your consideration of a variety of epistemological issues as you design and carry out your research.

  • You must create a User Account before you can take part in this course. The entire course can be navigated using the panel to the left. Once your are logged in, click on "Instructions" to get started. Please note: Your "myUK" account will not work with this website. This site has it's own registration process.
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