Welcome to the International Well being and Humanitarianism MOOC. We're delighted to have you ever with us, and hope that the subsequent six weeks will present an fascinating and considerate expertise for you.
We hope the course provides you with an outline of worldwide well being and humanitarianism in concept and in apply. These fields overlap, and are linked, in lots of vital methods. Nonetheless, we've got used three key themes to discover our topics: every key theme shall be mentioned over two week blocks by specialist course lecturers, and supported by distinctive video views by three keynote audio system who're main specialists within the subject.
– Weeks 1 & 2: An Introduction to International Well being Dr Amy Hughes MBE;
– Weeks 3 & 4: Humanitarian Responses and Dilemmas Dr Tim Jacoby;
– Weeks 5 & 6: The Proper to Humanitarian Help and the Accountability to Shield Dr Kirsten Howarth.
To get one of the best out of the course we encourage you to try to put aside a couple of hours every week. This provides you with time to work via movies, written supplies and linked sources, and to get entangled with dialogue with different learners. Now we have offered quite a lot of totally different readings, sources and urged exercise primarily based on the course content material. Some shall be important to your understanding of the MOOC themes, and to evaluation (when you've got chosen to participate in evaluation exercise). Others shall be for these of you who wish to uncover extra a couple of specific topic or perspective, or to make your personal research of worldwide well being or humanitarianism in motion. Test via the weekly sources and content material to search out out which finest fit your wants.
Through the course we are going to take a look at a spread of various opinions and debates, linked to key themes and addressing ethics and ethical points. We hope you can be impressed and inspired to discover and share your personal views, and people of others, all through the course. Completely different viewpoints are important to understanding world well being and humanitarian apply.
We hope you benefit from the subsequent six weeks discovering out about International Well being and Humanitarianism, and look ahead to listening to from you on the dialogue boards.
|College of Manchester|
|4-6 hours (per week)|
|International Well being|