The entire course Reinventing Boston: The Changing American City is an active learning experience. Framed as a study of how American cities have changed, the class involves three neighborhood visits. Three times during the semester, students are assigned a particular neighborhood which is related to the topic being covered in class. Students visit neighborhoods on their own and carry out a mini-ethnography. Examples of methods used include surveys, observations, interviews etc. They then write a three page memo which forms the basis of section discussion.
See also: Research, Sequential, USW24, Reinventing Boston: The Changing American City, Applied/Concrete, Descriptive, Specific/Deep, General Education, Social Policy, Sociology, Paper, Hureau, David, Jack, Anthony, Authentic Learning (Simulations, Lab, Field), Expanding Depth and Breadth, Teacher's eyes only, Individual, Social Science, Repeating