Week 6 Agenda

From the Syllabus:  Classes 10-11.  29Sep08-1Oct08 Assessing social conditions and communities

Topics:  Approaches to community assessment, primary and secondary data sources, data collection methods (e.g., observation, document analysis, surveys, public forums, interviews, focus groups), types of information (e.g., baseline data for planning and evaluation data sources for assessment), views of need (normative, perceived, expressed, relative). 

Course Pack:  Review the most recent Dallas and Ft. Worth Needs Assessments.

Web:  Kretzmann, J, & McKnight, J. (1993). Introduction to "Building communities from the inside out, http://www.northwestern.edu/ipr/publications/community/introd-building.html

Video:  Mobilizing Community Assets.  With McKnight and Kretzman, CWS V1086

Monday

Video:  Mobilizing Community Assets.  With McKnight and Kretzman, CWS V108

]PowerPoint:  Part 1:  Assessing Social Conditions

Meet in groups with one group meeting for feedback (If time allows)

 

 

Wednesday

Video:  Subdivided

PowerPoint:  Part 1:  Sources of Data

Meet in groups with one group meeting for feedback (If time allows)