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Preparing for development

Introduction and contents

The materials listed below are presented on the following pages of this unit in pdf format.

  • (Introductory guide) Benefitting from Preparing for development

  • (Core materials) Preparing for development

    • Part 1: Poverty and development;

    • Part 2: Food and hunger;

    • Part 3: Health and disease;

    • Part 4: Making a living;

    • Part 5: Too many people;

    • Part 6: Environment;

    • Part 7: Action for development;

  • Answers booklet.

Learning outcomes

  • This material is taken from a discontinued Open University course. It is intended for re-purposing and re-use by educators rather than for use directly by learners. Learning outcomes appropriate to the original course may be provided within the material, but it is intended that educators will construct new learning outcomes appropriate to the re-use they make of this material.

Preparing for development

Overview of the materials

These materials comprise a preparatory pack for the courses U213 International Development: Challenges for a World in Transition and TU871 Development Context and Practice. The aim of the pack is to introduce learners to the language of development studies, and give them the opportuantiy to practice relevant study skills, through an examination of some contemporary issues.

Suggested study hours 30

Format pdf for 9 books

What is included?

The teaching material comprises:

  • An introductory guide (Benefitting from 'Preparing for Development');

  • A seven-part booklet (Preparing for Development);

  • An Answers booklet, which provides answers to some of the questions asked in the core materials.

Contents

  • (Introductory guide) Benefitting from Preparing for development

  • (Core materials) Preparing for development

    • Part 1: Poverty and development;

    • Part 2: Food and hunger;

    • Part 3: Health and disease;

    • Part 4: Making a living;

    • Part 5: Too many people;

    • Part 6: Environment;

    • Part 7: Action for development;

  • Answers booklet.

Course materials

(Introductory guide) Benefitting from Preparing for development

Introduction

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Part 1: Poverty and development

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Part 2: Food and hunger

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Part 3: Health and disease

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Part 4: Making a living

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Part 5: Too many people?

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Part 6: Environment

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Part 7: Action for development

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Answers booklet

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