Community Based Research with the Business Community

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11/24/11 Community Based Research with the Business Community Julio Rivera Carthage College
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Carthage College Context n Private Liberal Arts College n 2000 Students n Each Senior must complete senior thesis/project n All disciplines—project varies with department n Geography
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Most Common Parental Question n What will my child do with a Geography degree? n (Feel free to fill in the discipline of your choice) n I love this question n I seldom talk about how we do it--$ talk for parents
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Value Added (your concepts will vary) n UGR provides a “value added” component to the degree n Research Design n Survey Techniques n Statistics (spatial and non-spatial) n Geographic Information Systems (GIS) n Demographic Analysis n Qualitative Data Analysis
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Business Community Offers Opportunity n High-Growth Communities n Phoenix, Las Vegas, Austin, etc. n Communities looking to restart growth are more common n This is where I’m from (Racine-Kenosha)
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Examples of Projects n Economic Impact Study of High Speed Ferry*
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Unformatted text preview: n Sales Truck Routes and Territories (Snap-on) n Spatial Assessment of community resources (United Way) n Demographic Analysis for Tri-County Manufacturing Alliance (Recycled for Kenosha Area Business Alliance) n CVVBDemographic Analysis of hotel visitors High Speed Ferry n Proposed ferry similar to one based in Maine n Students worked on n Estimating Market Size n Estimating Economic Impact on Racine Managing Expectations n Dont promise too much n Semester time limits n Changeover of students n Limitation of student talent n If Business Pays (sometimes they will) n Business expects results How to connect n Non-profit-quasi-governmental Corporations n Convention and Visitors Bureau n Chamber of Commerce n Business and Manufacturing Alliances n Technology Centers/Business Incubators n Deans, Vice Presidents, Presidents, etc....
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