PART 1 - To be completed by
Your first assignment is to complete the Student Contact Information Form (link in left column) and submit
it to Dr. Weiner.
You will receive an e-mail invitation to join the class discussion forum hosted at Google. Please be patient. This is not
an automated system and Dr. Weiner has to review your contact form before sending the invitation. Do not submit the contact
PART 2 - To be completed by Session #4
To complete this assignment you will follow the directions to join the discussion
forum and post a short statement (2-3 sentences) to introduce yourself to the class. This posting will be viewed by all the
members of the class.
To post your response in the proper section, read the email that says "Introductions" and reply to that post.
the Bronx as a Community due by Session #7
the U.S. Census Bureau Web Site, http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html,
collect information on the Bronx. Write a summary that: 1) describes
the social demographics of the population and 2) economic information
about the community.
What are the implications for the political, social and economic
functioning of this community? Your paper should be completed in 2-3
double-spaced, typed pages and should make relevant references to your
Community Based Interventions due by Session #13
the information that you collected for the previous assignment, what
community interventions might be appropriate for improving the lives of
people living within this community. Describe in detail one feasible
community interventions. Include the community need this intervention
is designed to address, resources that are needed, sources of support,
and potential methods for evaluating the outcome. Your paper should be
completed in 3-5 double-spaced, typed pages and should make relevant
references to your readings.