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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
2 - 4
Course delivery methods
Online (Asynchronous)
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
School of Social and International Studies
Department
College of International Studies
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Wed1,2
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
BC12221

Social Development University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

People’s well-being cannot be achieved by economic growth alone, and the important role of social development has became widely recognised in international development practice. This course is offered for students firstly to increase understandings of why and how social development became a main stream of development by learning historical background and development theory. Secondly, we focus on some key concept and practice including human development, capability approach, participatory approach, and social capital. In the latter half of the course, we learn social development in relation to important development topics namely, poverty, human capital, labour and employment, micro finance, social protection, and human rights and human security. With some examples of on-going development programmes, students will discuss significance and applications of social development in practical field, and how we can improve development programmes towards sustainable development.

Learning Achievement

There are four abjectives in this course.
1. Students understand historical background of the reasons why social development became to be recognised as essential for development.
2. Students can discuss how social development programmes can contribute to eradicate poverty and sustainable development, and what would be an effective programme implementation.
3. Students can disccuss and suggest effective development programmes to social issues we are currently facing.
4. Srudents understand major index and data in development and analyse them to enhance their understandings of development issues.

Competence

1. General-propose competence: critical and creative thinking skills, data and information literacy, broad perspective and internationalism.
2. Special competence: understanding international development, analytical skills on international development.

Course prerequisites

None

Grading Philosophy

Final exam 100%

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Matsushima Midori

Other information

Open in even number years.
Identical to BE22451.
Lecture is conducted in English.
JTP. Online(Asynchronous)
Course in 2022. Biennial Course (offered in odd years)

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Midori Matsushima

Email address: matsushima.midori.gb@u.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university