Alternative Degree Title: 

Master in Rural Development Major in Indigenous People’s Education


To incorporate a formalist and modernist perspective views on indigenous way of living in the study of rural development

General Objectives:

1. To come up with a common definition of Indigenous People.

          This is an advance degree program that incorporates a journalist and modernist perspective on views on indigenous way of living (Philosophy) as observed in among modern-day indigenous people. implies a set of population who are living in a claimed territory, a history (written and unwritten) of origin, a political system not completely incorporated in main team politics created by the in- roads at colonization, set of crones defining economic, social, cultural and moral decision making, and a dialect or language which act as repository of data and information of a way of living form the distant past to the present.

          The degree creation mine units of core or foundation subjects which serve to differentiate the indigenous man from a modern man, whose way of life is not static but has evolved yet retain some aspects of Indigenous to their modern times. The Philosophy which acts as the foundation courses are briefly described as follows:

1. The philosophy of the indigenous man (advanced IPED and rural development, 3 units)- the study  attempts to answer the following:

·         Who is the Indigenous man

·         Why is he called Indigenous Man

·         How did he become indigenous

·         What are the issues and problems confronted by today’s indigenous man

·         How these issues and problems are affects modern living.

2. The dialect of indigenous way of living (human behavior in organization 3 units)-the study attempts to answer how the indigenes way of living is understand and criticized to a model for rural development. It is to be moderator as a unified system in a culmination of several systems observed term highland, lowland and along seashore environments.

          What are the laws of nature or laws of organization (community) that applies to these three kinds of environments? What are developing knowledge and technologies applied in the environments

3. Communication and decision making, established for social sciences and qualitative research Methodologies 3units- Policy researcher and advocacy is part of the mires approaches in influencing policy and decision making in argument, industry and main stream social society. Researchers on indigenous – way of life have to be statically acceptable and qualitatively conversing in order that they may influence policy and decision making.

Major Courses (15 units)

1. The low term system (community organization and development)- how are the conopts of “ownership” and “property” differs from the indigenous prospective-How important is land to the indigenous man? How are those concepts of ownership and property contributed to the legal, economic, political, social and cultural issues confronting community organization and development? How can these issues be remedied?

2. Integration US Autonomy (Governance in Rural Development, 3 units)- Integration policies of government SUC to unify various communities info a similar rational community. Such policies are converted into official actions implemented the formal educational system and bureaucracy, these official actions influence projects or community level programs implemented by the industry, the church and the civil society. Are these policies complementary or our counter to the political sole term granting regional autonomy or decentralization of decision making in the political apparatus and even in the bureaucracy ?

3. Indigenous leadership structure sand decision making (development models, 3 units) - the study looks into the functionality of two sets of leadership structures and decision making, namely: the indigenous and the official leadership structures and decision making. How these two strucrtures are operate? Where is the thin –live separating the two in decision making?

4. Best Practices and Technologies (Project Development and Management, 3 units) - these are practices and technologies developed by the indigenous people in the highland, lowland and along seashore communities. These technologies and practices sustain the natural environment, primate organic food production, healthy, Education, eco- term, settlement and housing and clothe rings.

          Practices and Technologies evolve, what are best practices and technologies worthy of refining for the advancement of project development and management?

5. Curriculum Planning and Programming (Planning, administration and Evaluation of Rural Development, 3 units)- every field of study or discipline requires certain one theology or pedagogy in minifying concepts and practices to a synthetic or model for rural development designing a model requires a good understanding of curriculum planning and it requires implements (teachers/ trainers) to teach the model. Model designing advances levels of knowledge on indigenous- way of living yet the indigenous by in such a model remain.

Cognate (6 units)

1. Environmental Assessment (Urban and Rural Sociology, 3 units) – the urban and rural continuum co-exist with each other, social mobilization in indigenous communities are risk distinct to urban mobilization. The medium of communication are affected by literacy levels, exposures to various form of media and interpretation of policy pronouncement as courage transfer from his/her levels governance to the governed and vice versa. A confluence of formal and informal messages affects perceptions, attitudes incorporate behaviors. The course incorporate ethics that are to be observe in mobilizing indigenous communities for change and development.

2. Indigenous Women in education and development (Gender and development, 3 units) - there are set of rooms separating an indigenous lady to a modern one. Indigenous women workers are likely influenced more by the autonomous and traditions of their communities rather than the legislated laws or ordinance on policy guidelines of modern times. The courses incorporate previous and national laws or international conversions that affect the rights and welfare of women in the house hold on in the work place.

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