Welcome to the UVic Geog 391 - Community Mapping course webpage.
Broadly, our goal is for students to learn by actively documenting, participating in and leading CM-like initiatives. We focus on initiatives that can be done by community-based researchers in the pursuit of health promotion in communities.
Voice and Vision: Stories of Dwelling on the UVic Landscape
ES 481 Landscape Reconstruction: Lessons in Applied Ethnoecological Research
Researching the cultural landscape of the University of Victoria, from meadow to totem pole, from farm to campus. We are applying the tools of ethnoecology to offer a meaningful description of the interrelationships between people and place.
Check out videos made by UVic Geography students exploring the unique places and issues of British Columbia.
In GEOG 219 students' videos consider multi-perspectives on major social and environmental issues in the province, while in GEOG 355 students study coastal communities and produce videos elaborating the themes of "sense of place" and community resilience.
GEOG 355: As part of their Spring 2013 "coastal communities" course, UVic Geography students researched and produced short videos exploring the past, present and future of various sites along Victoria Harbour. In particular the videos detail some of the vulnerabilities and opportunities with respect to resilience in the face of climate change and other potential threats.
Dedicated to Georgia Klap, UVic Student, who passed away this term and was not able to complete her project. May she rest in peace.