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Fall 2016 Catalog and Handbook 
Fall 2016 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APTH 602 - Community, Culture and Diversity: Theories Seminar (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: APTH 601 
This course runs concurrently with the core courses in the first two semesters. Students will use readings from selected texts to place the central strands of the program’s course work in an historical context and understand the key artistic, educational, and cultural theories that inform them. They will address important dimensions of the work such as learning theory, research methodology, community development and multiculturalism.

Essential content will include:

  • Definitions of Community & Artist/Community Relationships
  • Principles of Youth and Community Development
  • Race and Culture
  • Issues of Diversity and Multiculturalism
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Assessment and Evaluation