Thursday, June 30, 2011

July 4-5

  • Econ 115 (M) = screening of the revised Praksis AVPs; discussion and quiz on banking 101
  • DS 123 (M) = screening of the revised Praksis AVPs; discussion on patient-provider relation; (Baltazar and Ingeniero reporting postponed)
  • DS 121 (M) = reporting on the common problems encountered by NSO in conducting poverty surveys (Arboleda) and the political economy of Mang Pandoy (Reyes and Soriano)
  • DS 126 (M) = reporting on P-Noy's net satisfaction, approval and trust ratings: a critical assessment (Bangug) and P-Noy's Profile (Baladad)
  • NSTP 1 (M) = submission of the Development Studies international curriculum note taking; continuation of the discussion about the Philippine education situationer
  • DS 127a (M) = reporting on the public health concerns involving the use of water leisure facilities (Manguera) and the political economy of golf tourism (Agan); submission of the water studies AVP questionnaire, list of sources and resource person's/agency's brief profile
  • DS 127b (M) = reporting on local bangus (Cana) and tilapia industry industry situationers (Castillo)
  • Econ 151 (M) = long exam covering the news articles posted at www.dbm.gov.ph; reporting on sin taxes (Bejasa)

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Agenda June 30 (Th) to July 1 (Fr)



  • Econ 115 (Th) = lecture on Philippine service sector (banking is rescheduled next session); submission of the Praksis 2011 AVPs; formulation of the Praksis 2011 program in consultation with the class


  • DS 123 (Th) = lecture on patient-provider relation; reporting by Baltazar and Ingeniero on Galvez-Tan's "Portrait of the Doctor as Filipino"


  • DS 121 (Th) = lecture on poverty research; reporting by Arboleda on Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES)


  • DS 126 (Th) = lecture on the Presidency and the Press; reporting by Bangug on "P-Noy's net satisfaction, approval and trust ratings: a critical assessment"


  • NSTP (F) = submission of the reaction paper and outline; Be ready to report some portions of the Bulalat and Palatino articles in class


  • DS 127-A (F) = lecture on water management: an introduction; reporting by De Guzman on the political economy of water and leisure


  • DS 127-B (F) = lecture on water management: an introduction; reporting by Caballes on water politics; presentation of the consolidated water-related photos by Atienza


  • Econ 151 (F) = discussion on Tullao's "Utang na Panlabas" and "Buwis Bilang Sakripisyo", and NSCB's tax glossary; reporting on Kim Henares' profile by Santos

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Agenda (June 21, 23)

  • NSTP (T) = discussion about the sociology of education; be able to read online materials about the subject matter
  • DS 127a (T) = discussion about the political economy of water; reporting by Pojas on the impact of corruption in water resource management (20 mins, without hand-outs)
  • DS 127b (T) = discussion about the political economy of water; reporting by Arceo on polluter pay principle involving water pollution (20 min, with hand-outs)
  • Econ 151 (T) = discussion about C. Habito's "Is tax collection getting better?"
  • Econ 115 (Th) = continuation of the photo and poster screening for the Praksis conference; quiz on the service sector overview
  • DS 123 (Th) = continuation of the introduction to health social science; reporting by Domingo on students' health
  • DS 121 (Th) = continuation of the introduction to poverty concepts; reporting by Arceo on the culture of poverty
  • DS 126 (Th) = discussion, quiz and LPS about the Philippine presidency; reporting by Fabros on the politics of Marcos burial

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Agenda (June 16-17)

  • Econ 115 (Th) = orientation; photo screening for the Praksis exhibit
  • DS 123 (Th) = orientation; introduction to health and society
  • DS 121 (Th) = orientation; introduction to poverty concepts
  • DS 126 (Th) = orientation; introduction to the Philippine presidency
  • NSTP (F) = orientation; discussion on the introduction to sociology of education
  • DS 127-a (F) = discussion on the introduction to political economy of water; mini-reporting by Somera on water democrary (30 mins, with hand-outs)
  • DS 127-b (F) = discussion on the introduction to political economy of water; mini-reporting by Baylon on Kara David's "Paraisong Uhaw" (20 mins, without hand-outs)
  • Econ 151 (F) = continuation of the lecture-discussion on the introduction to Philippine fiscal administration; read NSCB's Public Finance and Administration terminologies (available online or thru Ms. Rosales)

Monday, June 13, 2011

Agenda June 14

  • NSTP 1 = no session due to the opening ceremonies for freshmen
  • DS 127a = orientation, introduction to the political economy of water
  • DS 127b = orientation, introduction to the political economy of water
  • Econ 151 = orientation, introduction to public fiscal administration

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Abangan ngayong Hulyo





PRAKSIS 2011
Taunang Kumperensya ng Praktikum ng Araling Pangkaunlaran


Tampok ang 13 dokumentaryong palabas ukol sa mga sosyo-ekonomikong problema sa mga piling pamayanan ng mga magasasaka, mangingisda at katutubo sa kanayunan ng Luzon



Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Pasasalamat

Salamat sa mga DS alumni na tumutulong sa pagpapatnugot ng mga teksto para sa practicon AVP.



  • Yfur Fernandez (freelance writer in U.S.)

  • Monika Caranto (UP School of Economics masteral student)

  • Zoe Reburiano (Exedra Events - Asian Conference Management Area)

  • Ienne Eguico (UP College of Law student)

  • Andrei Alfonso (IBON International)

Course highlights



DS 126 (Governance and Development)
· P-Noy Watch: A critical assessment of the incumbent presidency
· Legislating national development/underdevelopment
· Sociology of crimes and the Philippine criminal justice system (CJS)
· Local governance and regional administration: innovations and prospects
· Government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs): assessing their economic viability and commitment to the common good



DS 127 (Human Ecology and Development)
-Political economy of water
-Political economy of food
-Political economy of fiber
-Political economy of shelter
-Political economy of fuel
- Political economy of disaster



DS 121 (Poverty and Underdevelopment)
· Poverty research: concepts and theories
· Poverty in agrarian societies (farmers, fisherfolks and indigenous people)
· Poverty in the cities (industrial workers, service workers and informal sectors)
· Poverty among women, children and the elderly
· Globalization of poverty
· Ending poverty and underdevelopment: a global call to action




DS 123 (Health and Society)
· Health policy environment in the Philippines
· Health-seeking behaviors and decision-making of Filipinos
· Health of the vulnerable sectors in the society (women, children, elderly, PWD, persons with HIV-AIDS)
· Health activism and health social movements
· Globalization of health and comparative health situation in Asia



Econ 151 (Public Finance and Development)
· Political economy of financing (under)development
· Political economy of national and local budgeting and expenditure
· Political economy of debt (mis)management
· Political economy of climate change financing
· Political economy of grand corruption in the Philippines



Econ 115 (Philippine Economic History)
· Political economy of finance
· Political economy of trade
· Political economy of real estate development
· Political economy of transportation and communication
· Political economy of personal services



NSTP CWTS-1 (Education and Development)
-Indigenous knowledge and education system
-Political economy of primary education (elementary and secondary)
-Political economy of tertiary education
-Political economy of technical and vocational education (techvoc)
-Comparative education in Asia
-Alternative education

Monday, June 06, 2011

Items for exhibit

  • Bulacan = lampara
  • Tarlac = uling
  • Palawan = kasoy
  • KTK = sako
  • Laguna = tulos
  • Binangonan = ayungin
  • Quezon = kiping and gulay chips
  • Pangasinan = buriki
  • Montalban = kamoteng kahoy
  • Aurora = kabibe
  • Isabela = tubo
  • Nueva Ecija = mapa at dokumento
  • Cavite = model house

Practicum Conference 2011

  • Amaga: Ang Buhay sa Gitna ng Tagtuyot sa Lawa ng Mangubul sa Pangasinan

  • Kabalintunaan: Silang Nagpapakain sa Sambayanan ang Siyang Nagugutom (Isang dokumentaryo ukol sa Bentahan ng Palay sa Victoria, Laguna)

  • Kalbaryo: Ang Banta ng Balog-Balog Dam sa Buhay ng mga Katutubong Aeta sa San Jose, Tarlac

  • Uma: Lupang Kinamkam sa Ngalan ng Agresyong Pangkaunlaran sa San Jose del Monte, Bulacan

  • Huwad na Katig: Ang Nakakubling Banta ng Agresyong Pangkaunlaran sa Lawa sa Laguna

  • Sigwa: Ang Pakikibaka ng Batayang Sektor para sa Kabuhayan at Kalikasan sa Casiguran, Aurora

  • Tulos: Ang Paghihikahos ng Industriya ng Gulay sa Laguna

  • Balat-kayo: Ang Banta ng Ekoturismo sa Taytay, Palawan

  • Hawan: Ang Pampulitikang Ekonomiya ng Dislokasyon at Karalitaan ng Uring Magsasaka sa Montalban, Rizal

  • Sementadong Bukid: Ang Pakikibaka ng mga Magsasaka sa Cavite Para sa Lupa, Kabuhayan at Karapatan

  • Monoculture: Ang Masamang Epekto ng Laganap na Kumbersyon ng Tamin sa Isabela

  • Kontradiksyon: Ang Mapanghating Iskema ng Huwad na Reporma sa Lupa sa Guimba, Nueva Ecija

  • Luoy: Ang Epekto ng Sabwatang Lokal at Globalisasyon sa Industriya ng Gulay sa Quezon