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01. E-course : Diploma in Integrated Development (Dip. Int. Dev. )


Edition 04: 25 March, 2011






51. Length of study sessions.


The first groups of study sessions have a minimum indicated study time of 30 or 60 minutes.  After that, the sessions last at least 2 hours, in some cases even longer. Most students will need more time.


52. Reminders, reports, and exams (tutor-supported courses)


See : The Student’s progress chart.


The course has systematic built-in reminders (recalls) of the most important aspects of the course.  Important concepts are approached from different angles.


As a second-level recall, students must submit a report block by block on the work they have done. This report must be approved by the tutor before the student can proceed to the next block of study sessions.


As a third-level recall, students must pass exams for each Section of the course, before they can proceed to the study sessions in the following section of the course.


53.  Written work (“opinions, research, and reports”)


The student’s written work takes the form of research, opinion, and reports.


The division between research and opinion is not always clear. Some research topics contain elements of opinion. Some opinions contain elements of research. About half of the written work has been classified as “opinion”, and half has been classified as “research”.  Many students will need to dedicate much more time to their written work than the minimum time shown in the session material.


For their research, students are asked to collect and present certain information, often information on the local situation in their chosen project areas. During the course of this work, students are preparing project documentation for their own project areas for use later on during the fourth quarter of their studies  at the end of the course.


.Students are also often asked to supply their opinions on principles and information presented in the course material.


Tutor-supported students must prepare block by block reports on the work they have done. Approval of the report by the tutor is required before the student can proceed to the following block.


From time to time the tutors will  transmit to tutor-supported students a series of .htm files with the student’s code, which is the code given to each student’s chosen project area. Each  .htm file refers to a specific piece of research or to an opinion. Alternatively, tutors may decide to teach students how to generate their own work files.


Once the work in question has been completed, the student copies it by e-mail to the tutor.


All written work received from tutor-supported students is part of the information collected by NGO  Stichting Bakens Verzet on the project, region, and country in question. The best exercises will be published on website for the benefit of the general public.


54.  Pages for written work.


“One page” is an .htm document, the equivalent of a page size A4.  One page contains a maximum of 500 words.


“Two pages” means an .htm document, the equivalent of two size A4 pages.  Two pages contain a maximum of 1000 words. A working plan is usually provided for work more than one page long.




61. Independent studies : (facultative) subscription form.


Stichting Bakens Verzet is interested in receiving information from everyone who decides to follow the course, even from students following the course independently and free of charge. We want to know the country, region, and project area they are working in. We wish to create a statistical data-base on applications of the Model for integrated development the subject of the Diploma in Integrated Development. We are interested in helping students with the drafting and execution of their individual projects.


Students are also asked to authorise their contact information on website for the benefit of the general public.


62. Tutor-supported studies : application form.


“Paying” students must fill the application form in. Students are asked to authorise their contact information on website for the benefit of the general public.


Under the terms of the Creative Commons Licence under which the work of NGO Stichting Bakens Verzet, including this course, has been placed in the public domain and made available to all free of charge, NGO Stichting Bakens Verzet (Another Way) reserves to right to information on all project documentation drafted in terms of its Model  by third parties and/or put into execution. It also reserves the right to correct and approve the documentations  free of charge and at its discretion to publish them on website for the benefit of the general public.


63. Tutor-supported studies contract form.


64. Tutor-supported studies : invoice-payment form.


65. Tutor-supported studies : confirmation of receipt of payment and of a copy of the contract.


66. Sample of a Diploma in Integrated Development (Dip. Int. Dev. )


67. List of institutions recognising the Diploma in Integrated Development (Dip. Int. Dev. )


68. List of institutions offering bursaries partially covering the costs of tutor-supported courses for the Diploma in Integrated Development(Dip. Int. Dev.)


69. List of subscriptions to the course for the Diploma in Integrated Development (Dip. Int. Dev.)  


 Section D:  The student's project.

Main index  for the Diploma in Integrated  Development  (Dip. Int. Dev.)

 List of key words.

 List of references.

  Course chart.

 Technical aspects.

 Courses available.

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