Courses Catalogue

Case Study Of One Of European Countries

COURSE CODE: SST 2102
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

COURSE CONTENT

Introduction To Economics Development

    • Introduction
    • Definitions of terms
    • Economics growth and economic development
    • Facts above economic development
    • Major goals of economic development

How To Measure Economic Development

    • Per capita income (PCY) index
    • Composite social development index (CSDI)
    • Physical quality of life index (PQL)

Overviews of Developing Countries

    • Causes/ determinant of economic development

§  Models of economic development

§  3.0.2Theories of economic development

    • Characteristics of developing countries

The Germany Economy

    • General description of the Germany
    • Factors that have contributed to the economic development of Germany
    • Sectors of the Germany economy

Economic History Of Germany

    • Middle ages
    • Industrial revolution
    • Post World War II
    • Social market economy
    • The economic miracle and beyond
    • Post re-unification
    • 2008 and beyond

METHOD OF DELIVERY

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

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

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