Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

Engaged Scholarship and Community Capacity Development
0.5 Credit

This course is focused on developing the skills that facilitate community innovation, sustainability and democratic renewal. It explores such topics as anti-oppressive activism, civic engagement, grass-roots organizing, and action research within social movements. This course challenges students to think critically about the variety of channels through which community capacities can be developed.