Project Title: Playgrounds in Michigan
Faculty Sponsor: Gergana Kodjebacheva
Department: Public Health and Health Sciences
Project Description: The student will conduct research in collaboration with a faculty member from the Department of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Michigan-Flint. The research focuses on playgrounds for children living with disabilities in Michigan. The research ultimately seeks to increase opportunities for children living with disabilities. Opportunity is available to co-write a manuscript which will be submitted for peer review to an academic journal. The student will travel to several playgrounds in Michigan to complete observation forms at the playgrounds.
Student Tasks & Responsibilities: Performing literature searches; conducting observations at several playgrounds; entering data and composing tables and graphs.
Minimum Student Qualifications: Strong writing and analytical skills. Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to several playgrounds in Michigan.
Proposed Starting Date: 07/01/2013
Proposed Ending Date: 08/30/2013