Analysis of Development Policy

lsped1212  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Analysis of Development Policy
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
This course introduce to the current debates in development studies. It aims to equip students with tools to analyze theories, projects, politics and practices of development.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To master the main development theories and orientations
To be able to use the analytical tools provided to analyze projects and practices of development
To be able to participate to a debate on contemporary development issues, at a global a local level
To be able to present, with solid arguments, a critical point of view on development
 
Content
The course c presents the main trends of development from 1950 to the years 2010 and series of thematic workshops on contemporary development issues. Online documents and forums will be also available on the Moodle platform.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

This year, in green or yellow code, the teaching will take place face-to-face, but will also be broadcast on Teams. In orange or red code or in the event of an isolation measure for the teacher or a large number of students, these teaching methods may be adapted. All information will be available on Moodle.
The students have also to read selected articles and to prepare on-line the workshops.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

In green or yellow code, the examination will be a written exam.
In the event of an orange or red health code, the teacher will decide on an appropriate examination procedure which will be communicated on Moodle.
In case of a second exam, the teacher decides on an appropriate examination procedure. See details on the course's Moodle.
Online resources
Bibliography
LSPED1212 : Moodle
Teaching materials
  • LSPED1212 : Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Minor in Population and Development Studies

Additionnal module in Geography

Master [120] in Population and Development Studies

Advanced Master in Development, Environment and Societies