MIT11 236 - Participatory Action Research (PAR) 1

Description
Introduces students to participatory action research (PAR), an approach to research and inquiry that enables communities to examine and address consequential societal problems. Explores theoretical and practical questions at the heart of partnerships between applied social scientists and community partners. Focus includes the history of PAR and action research; debates regarding PAR as a form of applied social science; and practical, political, and ethical questions in the practice of PAR. Guides students through an iterative process for developing their own personal theories of practice. Course site: NOURL
Credits
6
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1