Course DescriptionThis course will establish the historical evolution and theoretical underpinnings of community engagement as a process for enacting and supporting active citizen participation in community and civic affairs. The student will learn models, principles, and methods of community engagement. The course will cover a range of analytic frameworks from which action on community engagement and community development can occur.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
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.