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Interdisciplinary Action Research program

Macalester College is making a concentrated, multi-faceted effort to develop long term partnerships with East metro community organizations in order to enhance neighborhood capacity building, strengthen the academic and civic education for students, and deepen the engagement of faculty with local communities. Macalester’s action research initiative on the East Side of St. Paul utilizes various college resources including academic teaching and research, off-campus student employment, and a co-curricular student volunteer program that involves nearly half of the student body annually. What Is Action Research? Action research involves students, faculty and community members to work collaboratively on research that has been…