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Presentation
Beyond Service Learning: Building Research Capacity Among Undergraduate Students and Community Residents
Office of Community Partnerships Posters
  • Mayara Fontes, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Daniela Bravo, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Josibel García
  • Aida Palencia, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Joseli Alonzo, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Lina Rosario
  • Norma Fuentes
  • Tomás Hernández
  • Phillip Granberry, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • María Idalí Torres, University of Massachusetts Boston
Document Type
Presentation
Publication Date
4-2-2014
Abstract
Historically, undergraduate students and community residents have been underutilized in research. Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) allows for a bidirectional learning process that facilitates the training of both groups so that they can be future researchers who sustain research activities in the community. In this research, we present how a CBPR project has helped a group of undergraduate students from University of Massachusetts Boston and community residents from Springfield to transform their perceptions about community, research, and working together as a research team.
Community Engaged/Serving
Yes, this is community-engaged.
Citation Information
Mayara Fontes, Daniela Bravo, Josibel García, Aida Palencia, et al.. "Beyond Service Learning: Building Research Capacity Among Undergraduate Students and Community Residents" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/maria_idali_torres/6/