Resources & Publications

List of useful background resources and publications from the SSHRC funded ‘Building the Next Generation of Community-based Researchers (“The NextGen project”), a partnership between the UNESCO Chair in CBR and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability.

A complete set of resources is available via the UNESCO website: http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/index.php/resources/

1. Video Collection of Training in Community Based Research

This unique resource guide provides a summary of videos on key topic areas related to teaching and training materials for Community Based Research from around the world. A selection of 68 videos were selected as video training materials, falling into six pedagogical themes including: Ethics & Values, Multiple Modes of Inquiry, Researcher as a Facilitator, Power & Partnerships, Balancing Classroom & Field, and a more General category.

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/CBR-Video-Resource-Guide-Final_20160427.pdf

2. Annotated Bibliography: Training in Community Based Research (CBR): Water Governance

This annotated bibliography includes literature from different countries and regions on the subject of CBR and water governance, with a particular focus on training. The selected literature is categorized within five closely linked typologies, including: 1. Training in Community Based Research in Water Governance; 2. Citizen Science and Water Governance; 3. Participatory Water Governance; 4. Training in Formal Education Programs using Participatory and Community Based Research; and 5. Training in Participatory Research Models for Civil Society and Practitioners.

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/CBR_Annotated_Bibliography_Final_May_2016.pdf

3. Global Thematic Review on Training in CBR: Water Governance

This report presents a literature review and analysis of teaching and training materials in CBR with a focus on water governance. It also provides a typology of relevant training modalities, and a selection of several training programs as illustrative ‘best practice’ examples.

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/kp/UBC_Water_Governance.pdf

4. Global Thematic Review on Training in CBR: Indigenous Research Methodologies 

(Partner: University of Victoria)

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/kp/UVic_IRM.pdf

5. Global Thematic Review on Training in CBR: Asset-based development 

(Partner: Coady Institute)

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/kp/Coady.pdf

6. Global Thematic Review on Training in CBR: Governance and Citizenship

(Partner: PRIA)

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/kp/PRIA_Governance_and_Citizenship.pdf

7. Global Thematic Review on Training in CBR: Indigenous People and Perspectives from Latin America

(Partner: University of Victoria)

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/kp/CBR_in_Latin_America.pdf

8. Workshop report: Community-Based Research and Water

(Partner: Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies)

http://watergovernance.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2016/05/Community-based-research-workshop-2016.pdf

9. Training the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers: A Guide for Trainers

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/FINAL_Training_the_Next_Generation_2016.pdf

10. Open-source free book on ‘Knowledge & Engagement: Building Capacity for the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers’

http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/resource/Knowledge%20&%20Engagement_26-09-16_pdf%20ver-mail.pdf

11. Open-access repository for studies, curricular materials, course modules, conference findings and policy recommendations, hosted by University of Victoria Library.

https://dspace.library.uvic.ca/handle/1828/5949