Students collaborate with community organizations to address social and advocacy issues.
‘Community Engaged Sociology’ is one of many experiential learning courses available at Carleton—and it’s making a huge impact on Carleton students and the Ottawa community.
The premise of the course is simple, but effective: students are broken into three teams and each team works directly with a pre-selected community organization to address actual social and advocacy issues faced by that organization. There are three team leads—two teaching assistants and Dr. Deborah Conners—who are each assigned to a group to provide guidance to the students as they carry out their projects.
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