A qualitative-quantitative social science comparison of two community workshops

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dc.contributor.advisor Spangler, Ronald L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Fleischacker, Michael J. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:37:55Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:37:55Z
dc.date.created 1997 en_US
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 1997 .F57 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/185920
dc.description.abstract This study has contributed to two areas of growing interest and involvement: the knowledge base of public participation in community workshops for design practitioners and Muncie's White River project.Two community workshops were conducted and compared to study their processes and end results. All variables were constant between both workshops with the exception of a video, When the Wind Stops by Dianne Haak and Bernard Wilets, shown at the beginning of only one workshop. The group dynamics of the workshops were reviewed to understand their influence. It was determined that group size, persons conducting the workshops, the video, and the composition of the participants all affected the workshops' process and results.Focusing on the proposed White River Corridor Greenway, participants generated 183 ideas for increasing use and extending ownership of the river to the community. Participants produced 51 benefits, 85 potential physical development, and 47 programs and activities for improving connections to the creation and use of the river greenway.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent vi, 97 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh City planning -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Citizen participation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh City planning -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Evaluation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Citizens' advisory committees. en_US
dc.title A qualitative-quantitative social science comparison of two community workshops en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1061977 en_US


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