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 generation, adaption and validation of solutions.
EDRD*6100 Disaster Planning and Management U [0.50]
This course take a multi-hazard perspective and is designed to challenge the students to examine the relationship between disaster and development, to learn how hazards become disasters, as well as the techniques for effective planning and managing disasters from a long-term development perspective. Offered through Distance Format only.
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 Planning S [0.50]
An examination of the theory and practice of regional planning in an international and Canadian environment, including a discussion of the various tools available to analysis the regional economy.
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