Course: Principles of Population Change

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Session Topic Activities
Module 1: Introduction and Population Growth
1 Introduction

Lecture 1

Assignment 1: Graphs of Birth Rates and Number of Births

2 Population Growth Lecture 2
Module 2: Mortality
3 Mortality

Lecture 3

Assignment 2: Mortality Graphs

Module 3: Fertility
4 A Conceptual Framework for Studying Human Fertility Lecture 4
5 Theories of Fertility Decline Lecture 5
6 Very Low Fertility

Lecture 6

Assignment 3: Summary of and Comments on Article for Discussion

Discussion of Sex Ratios in China

Module 4: Population Distribution and Health Disparities
7 Migration Lecture 7
8 Urban Demography

Lecture 8

Assignment 4: Group Writing Project on Health Disparities

Discussion of Population Distribution and Health Disparities

Module 5: Family Demography
9 Family Demography

Lecture 9

Assignment 5: Summary of and Comments on Article for Discussion

Module 6: Population Aging
10 Causes and Consequences of Population Aging

Lecture 10 (Not Yet Available) - Guest Speaker: Emily Agree

Assignment 6: Summary of and Comments on Article for Discussion

Discussion of Family and Aging