EC.781[J] D-Lab: Development

Class Info

Issues in international development, appropriate technology and project implementation addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with community organizations in developing countries, and formulate plans for an optional IAP site visit. (Previous field sites include Ghana, Brazil, Honduras and India.) Recitation sections focus on specific project implementation, and include cultural, social, political, environmental and economic overviews of the target countries as well as an introduction to the local languages. Enrollment limited by lottery; must attend first class session.

This class has no prerequisites.

EC.781[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by S. Hsu.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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