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Fall 2020  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (20714)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Enrollment Requirements:
Graduate Student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/08/2020 - 12/16/2020
Mon, Wed 09:45AM - 11:00AM
Off Campus
UMN REMOTE
 
09/08/2020 - 12/16/2020
Off Campus
Virtual Rooms ONLINEONLY
Enrollment Status:
Open (17 of 19 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
Class will be offered REMOTELY. Class will meet synchronously-online during Fall 2020 during the scheduled time. http://classinfo.umn.edu/?jannaj+PA5301+Fall2020
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/20714/1209

Fall 2019  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (23999)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2019 - 12/11/2019
Tue, Thu 08:15AM - 09:30AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 35
Enrollment Status:
Open (14 of 30 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?hacke010+PA5301+Fall2019
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/23999/1199

Fall 2018  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (33402)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/04/2018 - 12/12/2018
Tue, Thu 08:15AM - 09:30AM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 115
Enrollment Status:
Open (15 of 30 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?jdewaard+PA5301+Fall2018
Class Description:

First year Humphrey and other graduate students are welcome to take PA 5301. There are no prerequisites for PA 5301. PA 5301 is listed under the following concentrations, such that Humphrey students may elect to assign PA 5301 credits to any of these: Advanced Policy Analysis Methods, Economic Community Development, Gender and Public Policy, Global Public Policy, and Social Policy. PA 5301 is also the core class for the graduate minor in Population Studies, administered by the Department of Sociology in consultation with the Minnesota Population Center. First year Humphrey and other graduate students are welcome to take PA 5301. There are no prerequisites for PA 5301. PA 5301 is listed under the following concentrations, such that Humphrey students may elect to assign PA 5301 credits to any of these: Advanced Policy Analysis Methods, Economic Community Development, Gender and Public Policy, Global Public Policy, and Social Policy. PA 5301 is also the core class for the graduate minor in Population Studies, administered by the Department of Sociology in consultation with the Minnesota Population Center. The objectives of PA 5301 are to:

-Teach basic demographic methods so that students can understand and apply these techniques in research and policy analyses dealing with human populations

-Familiarize students with topics studied by demographers, including population patterns and trends, mortality and health, fertility and family, migration and migrants, and much more.

-Encourage students to think critically about the connections between population and policy issues in and between the United States, the Global South, and elsewhere in the world.

-Provide students with the opportunity to write a polished professional paper on topic/question of interest/use to them that is related broadly or narrowly to population methods and/or issues.

Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/33402/1189
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
29 August 2018

Spring 2018  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (66841)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/16/2018 - 05/04/2018
Mon, Wed 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 60
Enrollment Status:
Open (15 of 30 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?dlevison+PA5301+Spring2018
Class Description:
This course surveys population trends and issues and teaches basic demographic methods. Topics include fertility, mortality, and the demographic transition; population growth and the environment; infant mortality; sexuality and the control of fertility; US trends in family structure; and aging. The course is aimed at Master's and Ph.D. students but serious upper- level undergraduates are welcome. The course will be "web enhanced" but the home page will be available only to registered students.
Grading:
35% Reports/Papers
5% Special Projects
20% Quizzes
10% In-class Presentations
5% Class Participation
10% Problem Solving
15% Other Evaluation Other Grading Information: weekly 1 page reactions to readings
Exam Format:
problem solving
Class Format:
40% Lecture
60% Discussion
Workload:
80 Pages Reading Per Week
? Pages Writing Per Term
3 Exam(s)
1 Paper(s)
Other Workload: 5 problem sets; weekly "reactions" to required readings, 1 page/week
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/66841/1183
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
11 November 2015

Fall 2016  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (34049)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Tue, Thu 08:15AM - 09:30AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 20
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?jdewaard+PA5301+Fall2016
Class Description:
The health of populations in developing and developed countries is very different. Within countries, great health disparities exist between more advantaged and more disadvantaged populations. When crafting policies that aim to improve population health, it is crucial to know how to measure health and how to think about the health needs of the specific population in question. This course will provide an overview to the factors driving health, mortality, and aging across different populations. In addition, students will learn the best sources of data and measures to use to describe the health status of a population. Furthermore, students will be able to assess policy options that address the health of their population.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/34049/1169
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
26 April 2016

Spring 2016  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (66395)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/19/2016 - 05/06/2016
Tue, Thu 08:15AM - 09:30AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 20
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?dlevison+PA5301+Spring2016
Class Description:
This course surveys population trends and issues and teaches basic demographic methods. Topics include fertility, mortality, and the demographic transition; population growth and the environment; infant mortality; sexuality and the control of fertility; US trends in family structure; and aging. The course is aimed at Master's and Ph.D. students but serious upper- level undergraduates are welcome. The course will be "web enhanced" but the home page will be available only to registered students.
Grading:
35% Reports/Papers
5% Special Projects
20% Quizzes
10% In-class Presentations
5% Class Participation
10% Problem Solving
15% Other Evaluation Other Grading Information: weekly 1 page reactions to readings
Exam Format:
problem solving
Class Format:
40% Lecture
60% Discussion
Workload:
80 Pages Reading Per Week
? Pages Writing Per Term
3 Exam(s)
1 Paper(s)
Other Workload: 5 problem sets; weekly "reactions" to required readings, 1 page/week
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/66395/1163
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
11 November 2015

Fall 2014  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (25971)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/02/2014 - 12/10/2014
Tue, Thu 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 20
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings.
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/25971/1149

Fall 2013  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (34174)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2013 - 12/11/2013
Tue, Thu 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 30
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings.
Class Description:
This course is a survey of the field of Population Studies. It covers the basic demographic methods used to measure mortality, fertility, migration, and population growth. Students will also gain familiarity with population trends in the U.S. and internationally. Topics covered include demographic transitions, trends in life expectancy and disability, HIV/AIDS, fertility and family planning, population growth and the environment, population aging, and family structure and living arrangements. The course will also emphasize the relationship between population policies, development, and population trends.
Grading:
35% Reports/Papers
20% Written Homework
25% Additional Semester Exams
5% Reflection Papers
5% In-class Presentations
10% Class Participation
Class Format:
50% Lecture
50% Discussion
Workload:
2 Exam(s)
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
5 Problem Set(s)
Other Workload: Weekly response papers
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/34174/1139
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
9 April 2013

Spring 2013  |  PA 5301 Section 001: Population Methods & Issues for the United States & Global South (67221)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/22/2013 - 05/10/2013
Mon, Wed 09:45AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 20
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Basic demographic measures/methodology. Demographic transition, mortality, fertility. Perspectives on nonmarital fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation. Cultural differences in family structure, aging, migration, refugee movements, population policies. Discussion of readings.
Class Description:
This course is a survey of the field of Population Studies. It covers the basic demographic methods used to measure mortality, fertility, migration, and population growth. Students will also gain familiarity with population trends in the U.S. and internationally. Topics covered include demographic transitions, trends in life expectancy and disability, HIV/AIDS, fertility and family planning, population growth and the environment, population aging, and family structure and living arrangements. The course will also emphasize the relationship between population policies, development, and population trends.
Grading:
35% Reports/Papers
20% Written Homework
25% Additional Semester Exams
5% Reflection Papers
5% In-class Presentations
10% Class Participation
Class Format:
50% Lecture
50% Discussion
Workload:
2 Exam(s)
1 Paper(s)
1 Presentation(s)
5 Problem Set(s)
Other Workload: Weekly response papers
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/67221/1133
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 November 2012

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