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Academic Year 2005/2006
Community Development and Organizing I
PSYC 301 FA
Required Sequence: PSYC301 & PSYC302
In this course, students will learn about community development and organizing through readings, discussion, and direct experience. Subtopics include research methods, community psychology principles and values,
development and organizing, coalition building, collaboration and intervention. Through the course, students will be heavily involved in a local elementary school.
Hooks, B. (1994). TEACHING TO TRANSGRESS: EDUCATION AS THE PRACTICE OF FREEDOM. NY: Routledge.
Kumashiro, K. (2002). TROUBLING EDUCATION: QUEER ACTIVISM AND ANTIOPPRESSIVE PEDAGOGY. NY: RoutledgeFalmer
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly Thought Papers; weekly notes from community involvement; community involvement; final paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Must apply and be interviewed to take this course. Open to all majors. Not open to first-year students. Qualitative methods course and PSYC 266 preferred, but not required. For application, go to
www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/psyc301app.pdf. Application is
due April 15, 2005.
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Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Langhout,Regina Day
- Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: JUDD113;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 10)
- Curricular Renewal: Writing
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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