11.236 Participatory Action Research (PAR) 1

Class Info

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.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.236 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by D. Cunningham.

Lecture occurs 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-451.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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