Posted on January 16, 2012 by Naomi Finseth

This course will run in May 2012 and examine sustainable development (across social, ecological and economic domains) in rural communities and community development in Canada. Topics to be addressed include community capacity, participatory public policy, natural capital, natural resource management, policy instruments and analysis, and rural politics.

This intensive field Course introduces students to the dynamics of sustainability and issues of community development facing rural communities in Alberta.

Dates: May 7–25, 2012
Week 1: Augustana Campus, Camrose, Alberta
Weeks 2–3: Augustana Campus and five field sites in rural communities

Information and Orientation Meetings: Info sessions will be held at Augustana and ALES in the Winter 2012 semester. Dates to be announced.

Pre/co-requisite(s): Third year standing in any department of the Augustana or Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences faculties.

Instructor(s): Dr Lars Hallstrom & Lisa Fox

Description: AUIDS 390 LEC A1
This course examines sustainable development (across social, ecological and economic domains) in rural communities and community development in Canada. Topics to be addressed include community capacity, participatory public policy, natural capital, natural resource management, policy instruments and analysis, and rural politics.

Accommodation & Travel: Students will reside in single-room accommodations on Augustana Campus for 20 nights. Bus transportation between Augustana Campus and North Campus prior to and following the course is available. Other transportation will be provided between May 14 and 25, 2012.

For more information:
Dr. Lars K. Hallstrom
Director, ACSRC
Augustana Campus
4901 – 46 Avenue
Camrose, AB T4V 2R3
P: 780-679-1661
F: 780-679-1129
E: lars.hallstrom@ualberta.ca
www.augustana.ualberta.ca/research/centres/acsrc/


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