Social Practice (SOPR)

SOPR*6000  Social Practice and Transformational Change  Fall and Winter  [0.50]  

Students engage with key theories of social practice, ethical community engagement, ways of knowing, reflexivity and change processes, social praxis and orientation, and the role of policy in social change, from inter- and transdisciplinary perspectives.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Social Practice students  
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
SOPR*6100  Research and Social Practice  Fall and Winter  [0.50]  

Students build upon core concepts explored in SOPR*6000 (Social Practice and Transformational Change) moving beyond analysis and discussion of scholarly contributions, into engagement activities working with or as practitioners on externally identified questions and community needs.

Prerequisite(s): SOPR*6000  
Restriction(s): Restricted to Social Practice students  
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
SOPR*6200  Methodologies Lab  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

Students treat methodology as critical research design connected to epistemology and ontology, investigating what counts as knowledge, as data and scholarship, the role of the researcher, issues of representation, and the implications of these for research.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Social Practice students  
Department(s): Dean's Office, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph