Community-Based Assessment and Design

WYP1617HY  L0101
Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Reflecting on the biblical concept of “shalom”, students will develop the skills necessary to assess a local community. This approach is guided through the development tools of community assessment (listening to the community) and project design, monitoring and evaluation (responding with the community to a limitation). In the first semester students will attend a 2-day seminar on practical aspects of community assessment in the first semester.  In the second semester students will participate in a second 2-day seminar on design, monitoring and evaluation of a project to meet a community limitation. For 20 hours each semester students will partner with a community-based organization to assist in the development of a community assessment report and a project design document.  Student will be expected to write an analytical reflection paper at the end of each semester based on field-based experience and reading. Limited to students in the MTS in Development Program at Wycliffe College.

Schedule: Thursday, Friday, 8:30 to 16:30
Schedule Notes: Sept 9 & 10, Jan 6 & 7
Instructors: W. Clayton Rowe
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit · Max: 10

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