- Navigate to your Life@AU and look under Personalized Links.
- Click on Community-Based Research Scholars Reservation.
- Complete the reservation form by ranking your first and second choices for your CORE-106 CBRS course (see descriptions below).
- When you submit, you will receive a confirmation to your AU email address.
- By May 18, you will be notified of your CBRS course placement.
All CBRS students will enroll in IDIS-101 and choose one section of CORE-106.
CORE-106 What does it mean to be educated?
CORE-106 Problem of Poverty in America
IDIS-101 Community-Based Research Lab
SPA-340: Community-Based Research
Students engage in research to inform solutions for a pressing community problem, identify avenues to effect social change or evaluate program impact with a local non-profit in the Washington, DC area. Students learn how to design a research study, collect data (surveys, interviews or focus groups), analyze data and present research findings to the non-profit partner. This course works with one non-profit partner for the entire semester. Past Research Partners: United Planning Organization, Maya Angelou Public Charter School, LAYC Career Academy and Thrive DC.