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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introducing Key Facts about Water and Sanitation Services

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 77 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Video 0.1: Welcome to AMBS - Fiona Devine7m
Video 1.0: Facts About Water7m
Video 1.1: Global Water and Sanitation Coverage10m
Video 1.2: Infrastructure Coverage (Electricity, Sewerage, Water, Telephone)15m
Video 1.3: Forecasts of Coverage9m
Video 1.4: Conversation with Clarissa Brocklehurst19m
3 readings
More Detail30m
'Conversation' of the week5m
Readings List and Wrap-up1h 10m
1 practice exercise
Module 115m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Understanding the Political Economy of Water

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 45 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Video 2.2: Types of Vendors, Vendor Prices6m
Video 2.3: Money and Water Flows, Onitsha, Nigeria10m
Video 2.4: An Introduction to Corruption11m
Video 2.5: Corruption in South Asia8m
3 readings
Introduction10m
Moving on...10m
Readings List and Wrap-up2h 10m
1 practice exercise
Module 215m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Supply-Side Costs of Water and Sanitation Services

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 106 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Video 3.1: Solution to Cost Calculation6m
Video 3.2: Cost Components and More on Costs14m
Video 3.3: Costs of Non-Piped Technologies12m
Video 3.4: Condominial sewers, desalination9m
Video 3.5: Conversation with Don Lauria - Part One32m
Video 3.6: Conversation with Don Lauria - Part Two17m
4 readings
Introduction10m
More on costs10m
Interview with Donald T. Lauria10m
Readings List and Wrap-up1h 15m
1 practice exercise
Week 3: Quiz15m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Understanding Demand-Side Issues of Water Supply

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 67 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Video 4.2: Households With Piped Connections, Price and Income Elasticities8m
Video 4.3: Households With Water Sources Outside the Home5m
Video 4.4: Household Demand for Drinking Water Quality Improvements8m
Video 4.5: Effect of Social Norms on Household Water Use8m
Video 4.6: Conversation with Marc Jeuland29m
3 readings
Introduction10m
Marc Jeuland Interview10m
Readings List and Wrap-up1h 50m
1 practice exercise
Module 415m

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