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Participant Observation

Bringing the World In

Participant Observation

busy street with bikes and busesIn this experience, students visit a location outside of the classroom and observe complex concepts and dynamics in action. The experience requires minimal stakeholder engagement on the students’ parts, so is good for students new to these skills. It requires little coordination with community partners beyond arranging the single experience, which can be done students when time and ability allow.

Example Learning Outcome: Values Thinking

Compare and contrast the value systems of the participants observed with the value system of your own.

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