Summer 2024 Course Information
Topics: Community Development & Advocacy In Urban Metropolitan Cities
|Kansas State University
|3 credit hours - $600 per credit
|June 03, 2024 - July 26, 2024
This course delves into the multifaceted realm of community development and advocacy within urban metropolitan cities. Scholars will explore the historical context, theories, and contemporary practices of community development and advocacy, focusing on urban ecosystems. Through theoretical readings, case studies, guest lectures, and independent fieldwork, students will analyze the socio-political, economic, and environmental factors that shape communities and influence advocacy efforts.
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Urban Problems and Community Development
Ronald F. Ferguson, William T. Dickens
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press, 2011
Approximately 2-3 weeks before the first day of class at K-State, the K-State campus coordinator, Ashley Schultz
, will email course access instructions to visiting students for courses taught by K-State. These instructions are also available on the Visiting Students
webpage at K-State. By following the course access instructions, visiting students create their K-State eID and complete the K-State Course Access Form. Students meeting all deadlines for eID creation and submission will have access to Canvas by the first day of class.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.