Course Offerings: Intersession 2020

Course Offerings
INTERSESSION, S.Y. 2020-2021

 
DEV 105i A - SURVEY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT APPROACHES                                                             
Yvan Ysmael T. Yonaha / Daily, 1230-200pm / B 208
» This course provides an overview of social development approaches used by various development institutions. Inputs from development professionals demonstrate how these frameworks are applied in practice. It also provides an overview of the evolving concept of poverty from income poverty to poverty as human insecurity.
NOTE: Interdisciplinary Elective. Credited as Development Management elective

DEV 181.2i A - DISASTER RISK REDUCTION & SOCIETY
Dr. Rosette Gilda C. Librea / Daily, 930-1100am / B 208
» The course is designed to develop knowledge, skills, and management capabilities to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate training programs. The course introduces students to the training management cycle. Deeper appreciation of the course material will be facilitated by providing hands-on learning exercises and through an actual training conducted for target groups such as members of people’s organizations.
NOTE: Interdisciplinary Elective. Credited as Development Management elective. Required subject for the minor in Humanitarian Action.

DEV 189.83i SPECIAL TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT STUDIES: SURVEY OF PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS              
Nel Jason L. Haw / Daily, 200-330pm / SEC-A 117A
» An unprecedented interest in public health policy and practice has expanded public health – initially limited to sanitation reform and infectious disease control –to intersect with disciplines relating to economics, communication, and the law. Interventions such as conditional cash transfers, social health insurance, taxation on tobacco, alcohol, and sugar-sweetened beverages, graphic health warnings have been widely implemented not just in the Philippines but in many developing countries as well. This course aims to deepen students’ understanding of these public health interventions, their effectiveness, and critique their design and practice.
NOTE: Interdisciplinary Elective. Required subject for the minor in Health & Development

DS 135.14 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT: BRIDGING LEADERSHIP
Marcia Czarina Corazon M. Medina-Guce / Mon & Wed, 200-500pm & Fri, 200-330pm / K 204
» This course introduces students to bridging leadership, a leadership style that is appropriate for the complex development challenges of our time. Through a combination of lectures, case discussions, and structured learning experiences, the course immerses the students in the various facets of the three phases of the Bridging Leadership Framework. In the process, the course will also provide the students with the valuable opportunity of discovering their own personal leadership style.This course introduces students to bridging leadership, a leadership style that is appropriate for the complex development challenges of our time. Through a combination of lectures, case discussions, and structured learning experiences, the course immerses the students in the various facets of the three phases of the Bridging Leadership Framework. In the process, the course will also provide the students with the valuable opportunity of discovering their own personal leadership style.
NOTE: Credited as Development Management and Health & Development Elective

DS 140 - PRACTICUM IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Jayeel S. Cornelio / Tutorial / DS Office
» This course provides students the opportunity to participate in development interventions and apply what has been learned in class to development situations. At the end of the practicum, the student articulates the underlying development definition and strategy that motivates the agency to which s/he was assigned and assesses the experience and the agency.
NOTE: Practicum Class


DS 150 - FIELD SPECIALIZATION                                                                                        
Marcia Czarina Corazon M. Medina-Guce / Tutorial / DS Office
» This course provides a synthesis of the courses taken for the AB Development Studies degree program. Students are expected to complete a thesis or a project. This course provides students with an opportunity to apply the lessons they have learned from their AB Development Studies Program.    
NOTE: Thesis Class