This course will explore the values, goals and assumptions of community-based research and its methodologies. Students will learn about overall concepts of research; how community-based research relates to community issues and needs as well as ethical considerations; how to do basic data analysis and a range of research methodologies, including literature searches, surveys, interviews, community mapping, focus groups, arts-based research, and participatory action research. Students will also complete and present a small research project.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

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