Spring 2010 Course Description

Policy Research Project

Section Title: Arts Education Initiative
Instructor(s): Deborah Edward
Course: P A 680PB - Policy Research Project
Unique Number: 62270
Day & Time: Tuesdays, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: SRH 3.312
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This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: Civic leaders and arts funders in Austin are seeking to better understand what arts education opportunities are available to students in the region, in order to design and implement an action plan that will increase access to arts education for all young people. To plan for the future, an LBJ School PRP has been commissioned to:

Students will acquire skills in survey research, structured interviewing, GIS mapping, focus group management, facilitating community discussions of a lively issue in arts and education, and working with multiple stakeholders in designing a community-responsive program.

This course counts as a core course for the Portfolio in Nonprofit Studies.

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