Development Communication

This course focuses on the concepts, theories, principles and practices of communication in development contexts such as, but not limited to, global poverty, hunger, health, gender, environment, and sustainability. It explores the roles of media and communication in development issues. In this course, learners will critically assess the strategic use of communication and media tools in advancing the goals of social, cultural, and political change. Students will produce case studies and map out specific communication strategies aimed at particular development issues from a global, national, or local perspective.