Community-Based Research in Southwest Madison

Course Title: Community & Environmental Sociology 500 Capstone Experience
Semester: Spring 2012
Instructor/CUE Affiliate: Randy Stoecker
Community PartnerSouth West Madison Community Organizers

Abstract: Community leaders are interested in creating a neighborhood house/community center in the Hammersley area. The course was to provide research support about Madison area community centers.

Student Learning Goals:

  • learn specific methodological skills for conducting community-based research
  • conduct research on neighborhood house or community centers in general and locally in Madison

Deliverable Product or Service:

  • list of possibilities on typical services/programming, funding support, infrastructure models,

CUE Project Area: Southwest Madison

Grant involved: Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin WI Idea Endowment