Langara Course Archive

FALL 2018

MARK 2400 – Integrated Marketing and Communications
Campaign to encourage water conservation behaviours for residents.
Instructors: Anne Dewolfe
City Leads: Wendy de Hoog, Cameron Owen
City Goal Area: Clean Water (GCAP)

MARK 4820 – Integrated Marketing and Communications (Section 2)
Campaign to encourage developers and builders to use water-conserving designs and practices.
Instructors: Anne Dewolfe
City Leads: Wendy de Hoog, Cameron Owen
City Goal Area: Clean Water (GCAP)

MARK 4820 – Integrated Marketing and Communications (Section TBC)
Tell-a-Friend Campaign, part II.
Instructors: Frederica Jensen
City Leads: Nadia Carvalho
City Goal Area: Enhancing Newcomers Access to Services (New Start)

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems and Solutions
Various projects related to GCAP.
Instructors: Mike Smith-Cairns, Drew Egan
City Leads: Brad Badelt, Paul Krueger
City Goal Area: Various (GCAP)


Summer 2018

FINA 2195 – Advanced Design Studio: Design Collaboration
Design solutions for Urban Heat Island effect in the Downtown Eastside.
Instructors: Philip Robbins
City Leads: Wesley Joe (CoV), Joji Kumagai (Strathcona BIA)
City Strategy: Being and Feeling Safe and Included (Healthy City)

NURS 4163 – Clinical Practice Placement
Tell-a-Friend Campaign; narrative report including a literature review of Canadian programs that aim to connect immigrants with settlement services, best practices and recommendations for a Vancouver-based initiative.
Instructors: Lyren Chiu
City Leads: Nadia Carvalho
City Strategy: Enhancing newcomers access to services (New Start)


Spring 2018

GEOG 2275 – Applied Human Geography
Tackling the challenge of public urination in the Granville Entertainment District.
Instructors: Colin Mills
City Leads: Tobin Postma
City Strategy: Being and Feeling Safe and Included (Healthy City)

APPL 5230 – Social Planning and Community Development
Resilient neighbourhoods project
Instructors: Kathryn Nairne
City Leads: Katia Tynan
City Strategy: Cultivating Connections (Healthy City)


Fall 2017

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems and Solutions
Various projects to be confirmed in September.
Instructors: Mike Smith Cairns and Wendy Avis
City Leads: TBC based on projects
City Strategy: TBC based on projects


Spring 2017

APPL 5230 – Social Planning & Community Development
Four projects: Emergency management and community resilience mapping in Oakridge, Dunbar, South Cambie, Hastings Sunrise.
Instructor: Kathryn Nairne
City Lead: Katie MacPherson
City Strategy: Emergency Management, Healthy City Strategy

GEOG 2275 – Applied Human Geography
Diverse Healthy City Projects
Instructor: Colin Mills
City Lead: —
City Strategy: Healthy City Strategy

NURS 4163 – Nursing Practice, Society as a Client
Designing a Tell-a-friend campaign to support Immigrant Health Promotion
Instructor: Maureen Mahoney
City Lead: Nadia Carvalho, Baldwin Wong
City Strategy: Vancouver Immigration Partnership


Fall 2016

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems & Solutions
Various projects.
Instructors: Drew Egan, Frank Williams, Andrew Mosi
City Lead: Brad Badelt
City Strategy: GCAP

NURS 3309 – Health IV: Community Health
Health promotion & preventions, build relationships, examine conditions that create vulnerability, 30 % of immigrants aren’t accessing services, launch a tell a friend campaign.
Instructor: Pauline Sumel
City Lead: Nadia Carvalho
City Strategy: Healthy City Strategy, Vancouver Immigration Partnership


Summer 2016

ECON 1119 – Canadian Domestic and International Issues
Zero Waste Prototype Projects (Langara Goods Swap, Outdoor Gear Lending Library, etc.)
Instructors: Fulton Tom
City Lead: Christ Underwood
City Strategy: Zero Waste (GCAP)


Fall 2015

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems & Solutions
Students will explore various challenges related to the Greenest City and Healthy City Strategies.
Instructors: Drew Egan, Frank Williams, Andrew Mosi
City Lead: Various
City Strategy: GCAP, Healthy City


Fall 2014

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems & Solutions
Group research project on topics related to Green Economy, Active Transportation, Food, Water, Access to Nature, Zero Waste, Community Connectedness, Lighter Footprint.
Instructors: Drew Egan, Frank Williams, Andrew Mosi
City Lead: Various
City Strategy: GCAP


Fall 2013

BUSM 3200 – Operations Management
How best to get our local businesses greening their practices?
Instructor: Francesca Deveau
City Lead: Juvarya Warsi
City Strategy: GCAP

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems & Solutions
A second-year course focusing on energy, food and water issues in an urban setting
Instructor: Frank Williams
City Strategy: GCAP

Sustainable Design Thinking
Corporate Zero Waste Infographics, City Hall 101, Bike Helmet Campaign, Walkability ,Greenest City Photo Bank
Instructor: Lenke Sifko


Fall 2012

ENVS 2100 – Environmental Problems & Solutions
Instructor: Frank Williams
City Strategy: GCAP

Design Formation
Greenest City banner project in partnership with In Transit
Instructor: Marcela Noriega


Spring 2012

Professional Photo Imaging
Instructors: Tomo Tanaka


Fall 2011

Writing for Publication
Students working in their neighbourhoods to gather stories related to the greenest city goals for the CityStudio website.
Instructors: Elizabeth Rains
City Strategy: GCAP