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Fall 2017  |  OLPD 5104 Section 001: Strategies for International Development of Education Systems (12186)

Instructor(s)
Elizabeth Lefebvre
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Mon 04:40PM - 07:20PM
UMTC, East Bank
Peik Hall 225
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Strategies for improving quality/efficiency of schooling in developing countries. Introduction to current research on what policy/programmatic interventions have proven most successful in increasing access, raising quality, and improving efficiency of education in developing countries. prereq: Grad student
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=OLPD5104~001&term=1179

Fall 2016  |  OLPD 5104 Section 001: Strategies for International Development of Education Systems (12228)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Mon 04:40PM - 07:20PM
UMTC, East Bank
Appleby Hall 226
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Strategies for improving quality/efficiency of schooling in developing countries. Introduction to current research on what policy/programmatic interventions have proven most successful in increasing access, raising quality, and improving efficiency of education in developing countries. prereq: Grad student
Class Description:
This course will provide students with an introduction and grounding in key concepts, issues and related to international development in the field of education. Each course unit examines the current research on policy and programmatic interventions that are used to address the key concerns of education: access, equity, quality and efficiency. This course is not designed as advocacy for any particular approach, but as an overview of strategies that have been tried, an assessment of the outcomes, an analysis of the problems and issues that emerged along the way, and a critique of the research used to arrive at conclusions. The goal of this course is for students to learn about and undertake analysis of promising strategies for improving the quality and efficiency of schooling in the developing world. Finally, these strategies are discussed in the political and cultural context in which consultants and international agencies operate.
Class Format:
20% Lecture
10% Film/Video
15% Discussion
20% Small Group Activities
15% Student Presentations
5% Field Trips
5% Guest Speakers
10% Web Based
Workload:
50-75 Pages Reading Per Week
20 Pages Writing Per Term
2 Paper(s)
2 Presentation(s)
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=OLPD5104~001&term=1169
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 May 2012

Fall 2015  |  OLPD 5104 Section 001: Strategies for International Development of Education Systems (10487)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2015 - 12/16/2015
Mon 04:40PM - 07:20PM
UMTC, East Bank
Peik Hall 315
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Strategies for improving quality/efficiency of schooling in developing countries. Introduction to current research on what policy/programmatic interventions have proven most successful in increasing access, raising quality, and improving efficiency of education in developing countries. prereq: Grad student
Class Description:
This course will provide students with an introduction and grounding in key concepts, issues and related to international development in the field of education. Each course unit examines the current research on policy and programmatic interventions that are used to address the key concerns of education: access, equity, quality and efficiency. This course is not designed as advocacy for any particular approach, but as an overview of strategies that have been tried, an assessment of the outcomes, an analysis of the problems and issues that emerged along the way, and a critique of the research used to arrive at conclusions. The goal of this course is for students to learn about and undertake analysis of promising strategies for improving the quality and efficiency of schooling in the developing world. Finally, these strategies are discussed in the political and cultural context in which consultants and international agencies operate.
Class Format:
20% Lecture
10% Film/Video
15% Discussion
20% Small Group Activities
15% Student Presentations
5% Field Trips
5% Guest Speakers
10% Web Based
Workload:
50-75 Pages Reading Per Week
20 Pages Writing Per Term
2 Paper(s)
2 Presentation(s)
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=OLPD5104~001&term=1159
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 May 2012

Fall 2014  |  OLPD 5104 Section 001: Strategies for International Development of Education Systems (10539)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/02/2014 - 12/10/2014
Mon 04:40PM - 07:20PM
UMTC, East Bank
Peik Hall 335
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Strategies for improving quality/efficiency of schooling in developing countries. Introduction to current research on what policy/programmatic interventions have proven most successful in increasing access, raising quality, and improving efficiency of education in developing countries.
Class Description:
This course will provide students with an introduction and grounding in key concepts, issues and related to international development in the field of education. Each course unit examines the current research on policy and programmatic interventions that are used to address the key concerns of education: access, equity, quality and efficiency. This course is not designed as advocacy for any particular approach, but as an overview of strategies that have been tried, an assessment of the outcomes, an analysis of the problems and issues that emerged along the way, and a critique of the research used to arrive at conclusions. The goal of this course is for students to learn about and undertake analysis of promising strategies for improving the quality and efficiency of schooling in the developing world. Finally, these strategies are discussed in the political and cultural context in which consultants and international agencies operate.
Class Format:
20% Lecture
10% Film/Video
15% Discussion
20% Small Group Activities
15% Student Presentations
5% Field Trips
5% Guest Speakers
10% Web Based
Workload:
50-75 Pages Reading Per Week
20 Pages Writing Per Term
2 Paper(s)
2 Presentation(s)
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=OLPD5104~001&term=1149
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 May 2012

Fall 2013  |  OLPD 5104 Section 001: Strategies for International Development of Education Systems (16178)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2013 - 12/11/2013
Mon 04:40PM - 07:20PM
UMTC, East Bank
Wulling Hall 220
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Strategies for improving quality/efficiency of schooling in developing countries. Introduction to current research on what policy/programmatic interventions have proven most successful in increasing access, raising quality, and improving efficiency of education in developing countries.
Class Description:
This course will provide students with an introduction and grounding in key concepts, issues and related to international development in the field of education. Each course unit examines the current research on policy and programmatic interventions that are used to address the key concerns of education: access, equity, quality and efficiency. This course is not designed as advocacy for any particular approach, but as an overview of strategies that have been tried, an assessment of the outcomes, an analysis of the problems and issues that emerged along the way, and a critique of the research used to arrive at conclusions. The goal of this course is for students to learn about and undertake analysis of promising strategies for improving the quality and efficiency of schooling in the developing world. Finally, these strategies are discussed in the political and cultural context in which consultants and international agencies operate.
Class Format:
20% Lecture
10% Film/Video
15% Discussion
20% Small Group Activities
15% Student Presentations
5% Field Trips
5% Guest Speakers
10% Web Based
Workload:
50-75 Pages Reading Per Week
20 Pages Writing Per Term
2 Paper(s)
2 Presentation(s)
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=OLPD5104~001&term=1139
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
30 May 2012

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