Course DescriptionThis interdisciplinary course will assist students and practitioners in developing knowledge and skills required in multi-sectoral community collaborations. The course provides an overview of collaboration while reviewing common factors influencing success. Collaborative processes will be examined including: community engagement and mobilization, strategic planning and implementation, governance, leadership, communications, and evaluation. Examples of community collaborations, community hubs, community development projects and urban collectives that improve outcomes for children and youth through to older adults are explored.
Sample Course Outline
This course is part of the Interdisciplinary Conflict Resolution and Team Building Course Series.
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
- Community Engagement, Leadership, and Development : Electives (select 2)
- Interdisciplinary Conflict Resolution and Team Building : Electives (select 1)
- Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Partnerships : Required Courses
- Introduction to Community Services : Required Course