Appendix A - Courses

Environmental Design and Rural Development

EDRD*6000 Qualitative Analysis in Rural Development U [0.50]
Nature and use of qualitative data collection and analysis techniques by practitioners in the planning, implementation and evaluation of rural planning and development activities in both domestic and international settings.
EDRD*6050 Farming Systems Analysis and Development W [0.50]
An introduction to the Farming Systems Research/Extension approach to solving problems in tropical and sub-tropical agricultural and livestock production systems including problem diagnosis, stakeholder identification and the process of gereration, adaption and validation of solutions.
EDRD*6100 Disaster Planning and Management U [0.50]
Provides students with an understanding of the different measures to reduce community vulnerability and increase their ability to withstand disruption and recover from disasters, and of appropriate interventions in response to emergencies and disasters.
EDRD*6150 Economic Development Policy and Practice for Rural and Smaller Communities U [0.50]
Critically examines the issues and challenges of local economic development policies, programs, planning and practice in North American and European rural and smaller communities. Local and community economic development theories and concepts, comparative case study analysis, community economic analysis (CEA), strategic planning and management. To be offered in distance format only.
EDRD*6630 Regional Economics Models U [0.50]
Theories and research in regional economics stressing regional development, socio-economic accounting, analysis of structure and growth, economic base and multiplier models.
EDRD*6690 Program Evaluation U [0.50]
An advanced seminar dealing with the theory and practice of program evaluation focusing on public sector programs in agriculture and rural development, international and domestic case studies.
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1