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CODE 83683
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/08
TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

During the lectures will be presented the basic contents of anthropology from the debate between nature and culture to achieve human adaptation , the ecology and the occupation of the territories . Particular attention will be paid to anthropological knowledge in order to enhance the tourist aspects .

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

During the course will be presented the fundamental contents of anthropology: from the secular debate on nature and culture, will address the themes of variability, differentiation, adaptation, ecology and the many cultural strategies developed in time and in the Space from different human populations. Particular attention will be given to the basic knowledge of the demo-ethno-anthropological traditions of the territory in order to enhance its tourist aspects, from a non-reductionist point of view.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge and Understanding

Students should acquire adequate knowledge and an effective ability to understand the fundamentals of anthropology that are relevant to the construction and communication of tourism offerings.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding

Students should be able to apply acquired knowledge and understand and solve problems related to the design of tourism offerings that declined according to specific targets.

Autonomy of judgment

Students must be able to use both conceptually and operationally the acquired knowledge with autonomous evaluation ability and skill in different application contexts.

Communication skills

Students must acquire the technical language typical of the disciplines to communicate clearly and unambiguously with specialist and non-specialist interlocutors.

Learning skills

Students must develop adequate learning skills that will enable them to continue to independently explore the main topics of the discipline, especially in the work contexts in which they will be working.

 

TEACHING METHODS

Balancing between lectures, group work, case analysis, projects.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Definition and fields of study of Anthropology

Human adaptation and human evolutionary ecology

The concept of culture, cultural diversity in human evolution

Anthropological and ethnographic tourism

Anthropology and ethnography itineraries (Museum of Ethnomedicine A. Scarpa of the University of Genoa, Nature Museums, Ecomuseums, Parks)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

ATTENDING STUDENTS

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer and further bibliography can be found on the Moodle AulaWeb platform.

NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS

In addition to the material made available in AulaWeb, non-attending students should study chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 (par. 8.9 only) and 10 of Conrad Kottak (2020). Cultural Anthropology, McGraw Hill (EAN code: 9788838695643).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GUIDO FRANCO AMORETTI (President)

ANNA SIRI (President)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course will be held in the first semester, starting around mid-October 2022.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

For attending students, consists of preparing a paleoanthropological and anthropological-naturalistic itinerary project of the student's choice. The project must be exhibited with the aid of slides in a time frame of ten minutes. Contributing to the determination of the grade will be the evaluation of the project in terms of originality and innovativeness, comprehensiveness of treatment, ability to synthesize and correct use of bibliographical references (maximum of 15 points) and the oral exposition in terms of clarity of presentation and ability to answer questions posed by the lecturer (maximum of 15 points).

For non-attending students, the final examination consists of a multiple-choice test comprising 16 questions, each of which has 4 answers, only one of which is correct. Two points will be awarded for each correct answer and zero points for incorrect or no answers. The test is to be completed in 20 minutes.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The examination aims at assessing the level of knowledge and understanding of the course content, as well as the student's ability to develop autonomous reflections and arguments on the issues under discussion.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
13/01/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Orale
27/01/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Orale
10/02/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Orale
19/05/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Orale
16/06/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Orale
18/07/2023 16:45 IMPERIA Orale
15/09/2023 15:00 IMPERIA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students with DSA certification ("specific learning disabilities"), disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods that, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take account of individual learning arrangements and provide appropriate compensatory tools.