ERIC Number: ED434060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Social--Population Growth Rate Learning Module. Development Education Program.
World Bank, Washington, DC.
This learning module has two main goals: (1) to increase students' knowledge and understanding of the often complex relationship between sustainable development and the social, economic, and environmental conditions in a country; and (2) to strengthen students' abilities to perform statistical calculations, make and interpret maps, charts, and tables, as well as analyze and synthesize information to make inferences and generalizations and think critically when analyzing information, making decisions, and solving problems. This module focuses specifically on sustainable development and social conditions. The module's teaching units contain a full range of questions, activities, and exercises. The module is divided into the following sections: (1) "Introduction" (Point of View, Goals and Objectives, and Teaching the Learning Modules); (2) "Social" (brief introduction to social issues of sustainable development); (3) "Population Growth Rate Text"; (4) "Map--Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%), 1980-1"; (5) "Chart 1 - Total World Population by Country Income Group 1980, 1995, 2010"; (6) "Chart 2 - Population Growth Rate by Country Income Group, 1980-2010"; (7) "Charts 3.1 & 3.2 - Composition of Population in Low- and High-Income Economies, 1995"; (8) "Social Data Tables"; (9) "Population Growth Rate Photo Gallery"; (10) "Case Study 1 - A Day in the Life of a Traveling Healthcare Worker"; (11) "Population Growth Rate Research and Explore"; and (12) "Glossary." (BT)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Demography, Economic Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Physical Environment, Secondary Education, Social Indicators, Social Problems, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Sustainable Development
Web site: http: //www.worldbank.org/depweb.english/modules/social/pgr/index.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.