Applied Research for Social Justice
0.5 Credit

Students learn key skills related to research that supports community-based social/environmental justice work including community-based research paradigms,research ethics in community settings, program evaluation,and types of quantitative and qualitative data sources. The course also uses a critical lens to examine how conducting and using research can be a political activity.This involves learning how to interpret and position 'evidence' and considering the relationship of research to funding proposals.