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HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

CODE 66887
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION 8750 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY 72182
  • INTERCUTURAL GEOGRAPHY 63625
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY 72182
  • INTERCUTURAL GEOGRAPHY 63625
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The Course aims to provide knowledge in the field of educational dimension, based on educational values of human geography. Will be illustred iconographic and geographic materials and main themes for the knowledge of our society. Will be illustred bibliographical, statistical, web, cartographical and didactic sources for the research in actual geography. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition the knowledge of human activities and operating expertise in the field of geographical cutural geography, based on the anthropological comprensive, in a multicultural perspective.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Attendance and active participation in the proposed training activities and individual study will enable the student to acquire adequate knowledge regarding the main tools of human geography. These skills will allow the student to develop critical skills in this regard of the main conceptual categories of geography.

 

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main models of representation of geographic phenomena will be presented, as well as a basis for the representations of space, from the origins to the contemporary.

- The main concepts related to human geography, the relationship between human geography and cultural geography, population movements, the characteristics of the world population, the territorial economic structures (sectors of economic activity), urban systems and structures will be analyzed in depth.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Representations of the world: the slides used during the lessons and other didactic material will be available on aul @ web (cartography materials in pdf).

J.D. Fellmann, M.D. Bjelland, A. Getis, J. Getis, Human Geography, Milan, McGraw-Hill, 3rd ed. February 2016, ISBN: 9788838615467. Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12.

Students are required to study all the materials on the web room.

There is no differentiation between attending and non-attending students.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARINA MARENGO (President)

ENRICO BERNARDINI (President Substitute)

AUGUSTA MOLINARI (President Substitute)

MICHELA BADII (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen.

LESSONS START

september 2019

Class schedule

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

 The exam is exclusively written in the first three sessions of the academic year (January-February 2020). The other appeals will be written or oral.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Details on how to prepare for the exam and on the degree of depth of each topic will be given during the lessons. The written or oral verification has the task of verifying that the student has learned to use the main conceptual categories of human geography, as well as having acquired the specific scientific vocabulary.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
13/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
29/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
12/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
21/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
11/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
25/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
16/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the teaching page (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/) where all the information and teaching materials will be published.