2020 HDCA Conference – Online (Auckland, NZ)
Canada, Capability Approach, curriculum, decolonization, experiential learning, higher education, HDCA, liberal arts, Ontario, Strategic Mandate Agreement
This qualitative case study uses the Capability Approach (CA) as a framework for experiential learning courses in the Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Windsor, in Ontario, Canada. Specifically, this is a case study of two courses titled Ways of Knowing and Ways of Doing that are offered as undergraduate general credit electives. In this paper, we describe the case study context and provide a brief introduction to the CA. The lead author presents the case study courses' pedagogical framework and describes the materials and methods of the case. Next, we provide a summary of the data collection and analysis alongside thick descriptions of the CA in the context of the case. In the final section, we share reflections for further discussion.
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Brunet, Timothy A.; Shaban, Hassan; and Gonçalves, Stephanie. (2020). The Capability Approach: A proposed framework for experiential learning the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. 2020 HDCA Conference – Online (Auckland, NZ).
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