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OAKS 155 - 01   Research for Social Justice: Special Topics

2021 Summer Quarter

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Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
71281
Type
Seminar
Credits
5 units
General Education
SI
Status
Open
Available Seats
17
Enrollment Capacity
30
Enrolled
13
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

Examines how social science research informs advocacy and advances social justice issues. Students analyze quantitative and qualitative data and use evidence-based findings to create a final advocacy project. Students will strengthen skills for developing research questions, interpreting qualitative and quantitative data, articulating research findings, and effectively communicating research for advocacy and public outreach. Relevant for students interested in careers in advocacy, policy, and nonprofit work. May be repeated for credit.

Class Notes

This course is pre-approved to count as upper div elective for SOCY, CMMU, CRES & Social Psych majors. FMST can be approved by petition. The focus of this course is on Basic Needs or experiences of housing and food insecurity at UCSC by students. This interactive, project-based class will support you to demystify social science research. You'll also utilize your creativity to communicate research and share resources with UCSC students experiencing housing and/or food insecurity. Much of the work will take place during class hours.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
MWF 09:00AM-11:30AM Remote Instruction Hentschke,E.A. 06/21/21 - 07/23/21
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