Semester in Democracy Evaluation

September 01, 2020

SFU's Semester in Democracy program (SID) was an immersive, 7-week, full-time online course created and conducted by the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in the summer of 2020. The program brought together 21 undergraduate students in a hands-on, collaborative learning experience to examine the institutions, culture and practice of democracy in Canada.

An independent evaluation by the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue’s Strengthening Canadian Democracy Initiative asked students to complete two surveys - one at the beginning of the program and another on the last day of class. After the program, students were also invited to participate in an interview about their program experience.