This course focuses on the unique role of nonprofit, communitybased organizations in promoting human and community development. Students will engage in an analysis of the range of functions that organizations serve and the various organizational strategies used in community settings.
Study of the standards methods and techniques of research in the behavioral and social sciences. Brief orientation to quantitative and qualitative procedures used in the analysis and interpretation of research data are emphasized. Chipping Away at Inequality: The Issue of Public Education Funding Policies
This course is designed to promote an understanding of the factors associated with healthy communities. It provides a comprehensive overview of the relevant skills and theories including: ecological/systems theory/models; community theories (sense of community, social capital, environmental psychology); and critical social theory, social justice, and social determinants of wellbeing. Florida’s High School Dropouts: The Issues[…]