SOCW 319

Research for Social Change

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An introduction to research as social justice work. Students learn about a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, with an emphasis on Indigenous, critical and anti-oppressive approaches. Students engage in critical analysis of what counts as knowledge, develop alternative ways of understanding social issues, redefine the relationship between researchers and participants, and develop skills in data collection, data analysis and proposal writing.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCW 319, SOCW 318.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Social Work offered by the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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