ED308: Community Engagement

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
An interactive and collaborative community action course aimed at engaging community with students in a service learning project.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The requirements in Arts and Humanities, History, the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Natural and Life Sciences are intended to help you to:

  1. understand the historical frameworks of and interactions between diverse disciplines.
  2. understand and apply research techniques from different disciplines.
  3. learn how to collect, organize, and interpret data using current technology.
  4. assess the validity of diverse sources of information.

REQUIRED READINGS:
Freire, Paulo (2004). Pedagogy of Indignation. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Books.
ISBN: 1-59451-051-2

Goldbard, Arlene (2006). New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development. Oakland, CA: New Village Press.
ISBN: 0-9766054-5-7

Knight, Keith, Mat Schwarzman, and Many Others (2006). Beginner’s Guide to Community-Based Arts. Oakland, CA: New Village Press.
ISBN: 10: 0-9766054-3-0