SOCI 495F: Community Based Participatory Research: Approaches and Applications

Looking for practical experience with Community-Based Participatory research?
Check out this exciting International Service Learning Program!

SOCI 495F: Community Based Participatory Research: Approaches and Applications
Summer 2019 | Taught by: Kerry Greer | Apply 

Collaborate with an international community partner and learn how applied research can promote social change. Learn alongside partners in Costa Rica, Mexico, Kenya, Uganda, or India.

Who should take this course?

This course is open to all UBC students. Students interested in further developing their understanding of participatory research in an applied, international context are encouraged to apply for this course.
SOCI 495F provides an opportunity for you to gain experience in community-based research promoting positive social change, in this case through collaboration with an international community partner. SOCI 495F will consist of seminar style learning, on campus, during the month of May, and a 12 week international placement from June-August.
The course aims to identify research practices that decolonize knowledge-seeking in order to promote social and environmental justice. Students will explore issues that accompany the production of knowledge, including the operation of power through research relationships. Students in this class will be able to explore how their academic area of focus can be informed buy participatory research practices.

Funding opportunities available for all UBC students!
Applications are being processed in the order they are received.  See course webpage for the application deadline.

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