Sep
9
to Dec 20

Data Collection and Research Methods

City Project: Community Improvement Plan Metrics and Targets (pedestrian counts, vacancy rates, business types)

This course is about knowing, collecting and gathering information that is relevant, accurate and useful to understanding Urban and Rural planning problems and issues. Specifically, sources of information from government, land use surveys, user surveys/questionnaires, population projections, and land supply absorption are studied in a lab/lecture learning environment.. (Learn More)

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Sep
9
to Dec 20

Capstone Client Project

City Project: Creating a strategy for the reuse of heritage assets in parks

The purpose of this capstone course is to enable the student to draw on all the tools, both theoretical and practical from previous courses and apply them to a real life business situation; using a business from our community as a living case study. (Learn More)

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Sep
9
to Apr 24

Developmental Psychology: Basic Principles

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City Project: Post Parks and Paths Projects Impact Survey

A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology, including: learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood. Each week, students complete 1.5 hours of research conducted at the University Laboratory School, in addition to 3 hours of in-class lecture. (Learn More)

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Sep
9
to Dec 20

Project Management

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City Project: Community Improvement Plan Metrics and Targets (pedestrian counts, vacancy rates, business types).

This course brings all of the Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge areas of project management together into a consolidated whole, and provides the student an understanding of project management methodologies as well as the tools and techniques used to plan, execute and control various types of projects. (Learn More)

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Sep
9
to Dec 20

Engaging with the Past: Practicing Active History

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City Project: Historic Reenactment Plan for Downtown

This course explores the ideas, historiography and practice of active history, an historiographical practice that is responsive to communities of study, the discussion of the work of historians among public audiences. The course examines key themes and the work of prominent historians who have modelled a practice of Active History. (Learn More)

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Sep
9
to Dec 20

Collaborate for Community Impact

City Project: Active & Green Community Engagement Strategy

The Collaborate for Community Impact course is designed to provide graduate students with the foundational knowledge to effectively collaborate with peers and community agencies to address community identified needs. Seminar topics will include foundations of community engagement, examining social inequalities and power relations, knowledge translation and mobilization, and principles of effective partnership. (Learn More)

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Sep
9
to Dec 20

Cities: Resilience and Sustainability

City Project: Developing City Planning Resiliency Strategy

This interdisciplinary course focuses on urban sustainability and urban resilience. Historically the sustainability science and resilience theory have been developed separately, though occasionally the terms have been used interchangeably. In this course, we discuss whether resilience and sustainability should be combined. (Learn More)

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Oct
28
to Dec 11

Quantitative Research Methods

City Project: Analyze and visualize data for Municipal Benchmarking Network of Canada

In this course, students will review basic principles of quantitative research design and statistical analysis methods, including concepts and methods to assess probability, dispersion, central tendency and simple correlation, inferential statistics and nonparametric statistics. (Learn More)

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Jan
6
to Apr 24

(G)local London: Local Histories, Current Practices, Decolonization

City Project: Community Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (CDIS) Impact Measure Tool

Focusing on health equity and the social determinants of health, this course explores the development, implementation, and outcomes of health policy in Canada. Students will identify the most pressing physical and mental health issues experienced in our community and how they can be addressed through policy change. (Learn More)

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Jan
6
to Apr 24

Social Science in the Community

City Project: Bystander intervention Toolkit for discrimination/harassment

Social Science in the Community is a professional development course where students, working in interdisciplinary teams, develop transferable skills by applying their scholarship to help City Hall (or another community partner) address its needs. Course seminars will provide students with the foundational knowledge (e.g., about community engagement, advocacy, knowledge exchange) to work effectively with city hall staff and any community partner involved in the project to maximize their collaborative impact. (Learn More)

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Jan
6
to Apr 24

Performance Beyond Theatres

City Project: Bystander intervention Toolkit for discrimination/harassment

Performance Beyond Theatres introduces students in the TS major and minor to the interdisciplinary field of Performance Studies, which gathers knowledge and practices from anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, literary studies, and more. (Learn More)

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Jan
6
to Apr 17

Introduction to Governance/Cities in the Federation

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City Project: Park and Paths Neighbourhood Opposition Strategies, YIMBY (Yes, In My Backyard)

Governance is about collective action and shared decision-making in a complex, interdependent, and uncertain world. Investigating organizational efficiency, policy legitimacy, and strategic objectives, this course introduces students to the theories and models of contemporary governance and explores their implementation in organizational settings across the public, private, and community sectors. (Learn More)

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Jan
6
to Apr 24

Survey Design and Construction

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City Project: Social Housing Client Profile Survey

This course introduces students to psychological measurement and assessment with a specific focus on survey research in community contexts. This is a ‘’hands-on’ class with a focus on skills development. Students will work in groups and partner with a community agency to develop a survey, collect data and report results. (Learn More)

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Jan
6
to Apr 24

Health Policy

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City Project: Healthcare Provider Engagement Strategy to Implement Child Literacy Program

Focusing on health equity and the social determinants of health, this course explores the development, implementation, and outcomes of health policy in Canada. Students will identify the most pressing physical and mental health issues experienced in our community and how they can be addressed through policy change.(Learn More)

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