Saturday, March 24, 2012

Students with the highest accumulated points per section

  • DS 100A = Balmes and Doctor
  • DS 100A = Sigue
  • DS 112A = Arceo
  • DS 112B = Magtalas


random readings

  • Patayin ang ilaw = http://www.rd.com/slideshows/5-moves-for-a-longer-life/#slideshow=slide4
  • Apple cider vinegar =
    http://www.homeremediesweb.com/apple_cider_vinegar_health_benefits.php
  • Minimum wage = http://www.nwpc.dole.gov.ph/pages/statistics/stat_current_regional.html
  • Current labor statistics = http://www.bles.dole.gov.ph/PUBLICATIONS/Current%20Labor%20Statistics/HTML/table%20of%20contents.html

Friday, March 23, 2012

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Ponsaran's tentative academic load (AY 2012-2013)

  • DS 127 (Human Ecology and Development)
  • DS 126 (Governance and Development)
  • DS 123 (Filipino Health and Development)
  • Econ 115 (Philippine Economic History)
  • DS 121 (Poverty and Underdevelopment)
  • NSTP (Urban Development)

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

DS 112-A (letter of request template)

University of the Philippines Manila
Department of Social Sciences
Development Studies Program



March __, 2012


______________________________
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Dear ________________________:


Greetings of peace!

We are students of the University of the Philippines Manila. As a course requirement in Development Studies 112 (Development in the Third World), we are tasked to conduct a short interview through email about pressing issues and concerns surrounding Third World economics, politics, and culture. We believe that your expertise and experience could help us in this endeavor.

The purpose of this interview is to gather critical and up-to-date insights concerning the topic and consolidate this as part of our class readings.

You may also contact us through the number provided below. The following is our set of questions for this e-mail interview.

Thank you very much and may this request merit your reply.


Questions:
___________________________________
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Sincerely,



__________________________________________
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Noted by:

Prof. John N. Ponsaran
Development Studies Program

jnponsarn@yahoo.com

Monday, March 12, 2012

March 15-16 agenda

  • DS 100 A = long exam (http://jk22b.blogspot.com/2012/03/reading-materials-ds-100.html)
  • DS 100 B = -do- ; political and economic isms test
  • NSTP = continuation of the debate
  • DS 112 A = speech (please refer to the previous blog post)
  • DS 112 B = -do-

DS 112A&B (March 16)

  • rural electrification and community development (Plares)
  • shelter security and community development (Julynnie Lomocso)
  • primary health care and community development (Tolentino)
  • sustainable communities (Vargas)
  • community policing (Rojales)
  • community safety (Soriano)

    (English or Filipino, 6-7 minutes, research and deliver well)

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Reading materials (DS 100 A&B)

  • Poverty as business' enemy (M. Mangahas) - online
  • Can this country be a nation (J. Luz) - online
  • Transparency leads to competitiveness (G. Luz) - online
  • Rethinking Development (R. Simbulan) - a chapter from Foundation in Behavioral Science - library

Agenda March 12-13

  • DS 100 A = lecture about Philippine fisherfolk situationer
  • DS 100 B = lecture about Philippine IP situationer
  • NSTP = debate about the anatomy of charter change
    -bicameralism
    -parliamentarism
    -federalism
    -economic liberalization (lifting of citizenship restriction)
  • DS 112 A = graded recitation and lecture about community organizing
  • DS 112 B = graded recitation and lecture about community organizing

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Agenda (Mar 8 and 9)

  • DS 100-A = speeches (Filipino, 5 minutes, wear black, minimum references: 5, research and deliver well)
    Senson (gross social product)
    Encarnacion (green GNP)
    Doctor (gross national happiness)
    Castillo (human development index)
    Balmes (human misery index)
  • DS 100-B = speeches (-do-)
    Yasay (gross social product)
    Sigue (green GNP)
    Panagsagan (gross national happiness)
    Carretero (human development index)
    Dabalos (human misery index)
  • NSTP = ACLE on social movements (part 2)
  • DS 112-A = graded recitation about community organizing in the Third World (research well)
  • DS 112-B = graded recitation about community organizing in the Third World (research well)