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Course Details

Course Code: IRLS302 Course ID: 3761 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

A detailed study of the history, theories, and practices of global development initiatives with particular concentration in the prevailing views and practices of the 1960’s-contemporary times. A look at development in light of broader political constructs that influence the development of nations.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1 Explain the historical circumstances that gave rise to contemporary patterns of development.

CO-2 Examine the correlation between political, economic and/or social issues in international development.

CO-3 Apply dominant theories in development to a current event.

CO-4 Describe environmental issues in development.

CO-5 Critique development at the state and regional levels.

Forum discussions – 20 percent

Posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET and respond to more than 2 classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Project assignment - 30 percent

This assignment is a paper. Details are in the classroom assignment section.

Week 6 Simulation - 15 percent

Specialized Exercise - Simulation

Final assignment – 35 percent

Students have a choice of a paper or presentation for the final. Details are in the classroom assignment section.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1 Explain the historical circumstances that gave rise to contemporary patterns of development.

CO-2 Examine the correlation between political, economic and/or social issues in international development.

CO-3 Apply dominant theories in development to a current event.

CO-4 Describe environmental issues in development.

CO-5 Critique development at the state and regional levels.

Book Title:International Development : Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies, and Strategies - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781138670341
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Lanoszka, Anna
Unit Cost:$42.95
 
Book Title:Various resources from Trefry Library and/or the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.
ISBN:D2L Note
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.