Civically Engaged Research in the classroom: Resources from Sydnor, Commins, and Reyna (2021) “Empowering and Engaging Students through Civically Engaged Research”
Published: Aug 23, 2021
Contributor: Margaret Commins
License: CC BY NC ND 4.0 license – Allows redistribution but no additions or revisions to content. Forbids commercial use.
Integrating civically engaged research into political science courses promises important benefits, including the potential for developing better democratic citizens. When students conduct research with and for community partners, applying skills in investigation and systematic inquiry to complex community problems, these students not only improve their research skills, they can develop a sense of civic empowerment and efficacy. Included here are resources from the two courses highlighted in the article on CER in the classroom published as part of the 2021 symposium on CER published in PS: Political Science and Politics. Our article is linked below.