reaction paper

Write a reaction paper, which reflects your understanding of the reading and discussions on the topics of International Development, INGOs and Relief/Development Effort, and INGOs, Education and Global Health.

While writing this paper, you can make connections of the assigned reading with your experiences or recent media reports. You are also encouraged to add research of additional reading related to the topics. You may also discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the arguments with which you are presented.

In short, this paper allows you to write about some aspect of the reading that stimulate your thinking and strike you as most interesting regarding poverty, poverty alleviation, disaster relief, and INGOs’ role(s) in international development.

The paper, including references, should be 6-7 pages, double-spaced, in a 12-point Time New Roman font, and with 1-inch margins.

Sources of information should be properly cited following the APA citation style.

Readings will come from all 3 previous modules.

Paper Rubric – 100 points

Paper Rubric – 100 points

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCompleteness

30.0 pts

Exemplary

9-10 required topics were covered in the paper.

20.0 pts

Aspiring

7-8 required topics were covered in the paper.

10.0 pts

Insufficient

3-6 required topics were covered in the paper.

0.0 pts

Not Evident

Fewer than three of the required topics were covered in the paper.

30.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis

25.0 pts

Exemplary

Arguments were explained thoroughly and developed clearly. Evidence and logic were always used to support claims made.

15.0 pts

Aspiring

Arguments were explained adequately and developed clearly. Evidence and logic were usually used to support claims made.

5.0 pts

Insufficient

Arguments were presented without much explanation and were often unclear. Only a few claims were supported by evidence and logic.

0.0 pts

Not Evident

Very little analysis was demonstrated.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuality Sources

10.0 pts

Exemplary

5 or more quality sources were cited.

8.0 pts

Aspiring

3-4 quality sources were cited.

4.0 pts

Insufficient

1-2 quality sources were cited.

0.0 pts

Not Evident

No quality sources were cited.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization and Flow

10.0 pts

Exemplary

Paper was harmonious and integrated, with a unified theme and purpose. Organization and integration were apparent both within and between paragraphs.

8.0 pts

Aspiring

Paper was organized with discernible sections and transitions that helped guide the reader from start to end. Connection of ideas to the central purpose and/or theme of the paper were not always clear.

4.0 pts

Insufficient

Paper contained sequences of organized thoughts, but the organization did not carry throughout.

0.0 pts

Not Evident

Paper lacked a central organizing structure. Thoughts and ideas were presented without clear purpose or connection.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFormatting

10.0 pts

Exemplary

No APA formatting errors.

7.0 pts

Aspiring

1-3 APA formatting errors.

3.0 pts

Insufficient

4-5 APA formatting errors.

0.0 pts

Not Evident

6 or more APA formatting errors.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanics

10.0 pts

Exemplary

No spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors

7.0 pts

Aspiring

1-3 spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors.

3.0 pts

Insufficient

4-5 spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors.

0.0 pts

Not Evident

6 or more spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors.

10.0 pts

Module 1

Ronalds (2010). Chapter 1, 2 & 4

Werker, E. & Ahmed, F. Z. (2008). What do nongovernmental organizations do? Journal of economic perspective, 22, 73-92.

Casey, J. (2016). Comparing Nonprofit Sectors around the World. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 6, 187-223.

Module 2

Morton, Bill. (n.d.) An Overview of International NGOs in Development Cooperation. United Nations Development Program.

Sparr & Moser. (2007). International NGOs and poverty reduction strategies: The contribution of an asset-based approach. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institute.

Murdie, A. & Webeck, S. (2014). Responding to the call: Human security INGOs and countries with a history of civil war.

Eikenbery, et al. (2007). Administrative failure and the international NGO response to Hurricane Katrina.

Module 2 Lecture- Lecture Notes:

INGO_Relief_development_1perpage.pdf

INGO_Relief_development_2perpage.pdf

INGO_Relief_development_4perpage.pdf

Skim:

UNDP. The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2019, Overview and Goal 1 of the report.

Stares, Sally, Global Poverty Statistics and Civil Society, from Global Civil Society Yearbook, 2009, Chapter 2.

Zanotti. (2010). Cacophonies of aid, failed state building and NGOs in Haiti: Setting the stage for disaster, envisioning the future. Third World Quarterly, 31(5), pp. 755-771.

Module 3

USAID. (2003). Partnerships in education: Key findings on the role of NGOs in basic education in Africa.

Ulleberg, Inger. (2009). The Role and Impact of NGOs in Capacity Development: From Replacing the State to Reinvigorating Education. UNESCO.

Pfeiffer, J. (2003). International NGOs and primary health care in Mozambique: The need for a new model of collaboration. Social Science & Medicine, 56: 725-738.

Oxfam. (2009). Blind optimism: Challenging the myths about private health care in poor countries.

Lecture Notes:

INGO_EDHealth_1perpage.pdf

INGO_EDHealth_2perpage.pdf

INGO_EDHealth_4perpage.pdf

Skim:

UNDP. The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2019.

Goals 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

McCoy, D. et al. (2009). The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s grant-making programme for global health. Lancet, 373, 1645-53.


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