Ethics and Development Practice
Area of Study
Development Studies, Ethics
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
The objective of this module is to explore the theories behind ethics and the development process, and investigate examples of real ethical issues and choices that arise during development practice. Finally the module aims to impart practical skills to participants on how these issues may be resolved.
History of Ethics
What is ethics?
Ethics and Development
Critique of development and a search for alternatives
Ethical theories and principles
East African ethical principles
A Theory of Needs
Methodologies for ethical decision making
Culture and management
Best Practices related to Cultural Practices
Lessons from ?Do No Harm?
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.