Courses Catalogue

Issues And Challenges In Economic Development Of Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • Conceptualizing economic growth and development
  • Determinants of economic growth
  • Objectives to economic development
  • Challenges, solutions of economic development
  • Resource conservation in  Africa`
  • Forest conservation and management
  • Mineral conservation and management
  • Wildlife conservation and management
  • Soil conservation and management
  • Poverty, Concepts and Measures
  • Causes of poverty- characteristics of the poor
  • Dependence Syndrome in Africa
  • Problems facing tourism industry

MODEL OF DELIVERY

  • Modified Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • In class discussions
  • Inquiry
  • Guided discovery

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs,DVDs and Tapes