ERIC Number: ED434061
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Economic--GNP per Capita 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' ability to perform statistical calculations, make and interpret maps, charts, and tables, as well as analyze and synthesize information to make inferences and generalizations and to think critically when analyzing information, making decisions, and solving problems. This learning module focuses specifically on sustainable development and economic conditions. Teaching units in the module 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) "Economic"; (3) "GNP per Capita Text"; (4) "GNP per Capita Map, 1995"; (5) "Chart 1 - GNP, Population and GNP per Capita 1995"; (6) "Chart 2 - Growth of GNP, Population, and GNP per Capita, 1980-1995"; (7) "Chart 3 - Income Distribution in Three Countries for Percentage of Households"; (8) "Economic Data Tables"; (9) "GNP Photo Gallery"; (10) "Case Study 1: Microenterprise Making It Possible India"; (11) "GNP per Capita Research & Explore"; and (12) "Glossary." (BT)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Demography, Economic Development, Economics, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Physical Environment, Secondary Education, Social Problems, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Sustainable Development
Web site: http:// www.worldbank.org/depweb/english/modules/economic/gnp/index. htm
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.