action research

Christopher Robbins will explore some of the techniques he has encountered creating action- and collaboration- based works over the past ten years. Techniques we will cover include community mapping, transect walks, and other techniques for getting a foothold in new communities.

This workshop will focus on PRA techniques—also known as Participatory Rapid Appraisal / Participatory Learning & Action / Action Research—ways of exploring a community from the varied perspectives of the people in that community, without having to rely on the “Official” perspectives put forth by those who already have a voice.

Start Date: 
16 Jul 2010
Registration Closed
chashama 161st Street Studios in Jamaica, Queens

After Christopher Robbins runs a more traditional paper and pencil action research workshop on July 7 at Eyebeam; Chris Blow of Ushahidi will join WPA 2010 on July 16 as we will hit the streets with the reconstruct crew, 8 google android phones, and the Usahidi platform to collect site data for possible WPA projects in Jamaica, Queens.

Faciliated by Christopher Robbins, WPA; Chris Blow, Ushahidi

WORKSHOP FULL, email to be added to the waitlist.

Projects: Ushahidi, WPA 2010
People: Chris Blow, Christopher Robbins
Research: Education
Tags: action research, mapping, PARTICIPATION SS2010, SS2010
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