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Introduction to: Citizen Artist and Art-Based Research Methods

Introduction to: Citizen Artist and Art-Based Research Methods

5 week course: Next class starts Oct. 5, 2021
On-line course with weekly, live/virtual 90 minute classes.

Citizen Artist, a new participatory science research opportunity employing art-based research methods and offering a mobile technology platform, empowers citizens who might not otherwise engage in participatory science research to get involved, with the potential of positively transforming our current environmental problems.

5-week on-line course with weekly, live/virtual 90-minute class.
Next class starts October 5, 2021

Click on this link to send your contact information to be notified when registration opens.

-Learn: Alternative field research methods applicable to creating solutions to our most pressing environmental issues. | How to bring diversity and inclusion to participatory science research projects using this interdisciplinary approach. | How these methods can be applied to social science research to study community driven environmental and social justice issues. 
-This on-line experiential course is for researchers, educators, leaders in community conservation, students, citizen science project managers, and others interested in alternative research methods for participatory science research applicable to field research or community driven citizen science projects. 

-This course is taught by Dr. Lee Ann Woolery, Research Director at Citizen Artist. With a focus on divergent ways of knowing, Dr. Woolery pioneered Art-Based Perceptual Ecology, an alternative interdisciplinary methodology for conducting ecological field research.  Dr. Woolery holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from Antioch University New England and a master’s degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. For more information on Dr. Woolery and her research go to:About Dr. Woolery

Coming, fall 2021 – NEW – Citizen Artist 10-month Apprenticeship Program for those interested in a more committed experience using ABPE methods or those who are interested in becoming a Citizen Artist trainer in the field. Stay tuned for more details at  Citizen Artist  website. Or click on this link to send your contact information to be notified when more information and registration opens.