Understanding Communities: Theory & Practice
Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay
Ms Angie Tan

This course helps students to critically understand the unmet needs and issues of marginalised communities (e.g., people with disabilities, the elderly, migrant workers, etc) through community-based learning and research. It does this by providing students with opportunities to actively engage with a selected community, and systematically study its challenges in-depth. Students will be equipped with the basic concepts and skills of research and evaluation to study community’s issues in their programmes and policies. They will apply the knowledge they acquire in the classroom to real-world situations through group projects and collaborations with community partners.


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