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GEOGRAPHY OF LANDSCAPE AND ENVIRONMENT

CODE 83690
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9912 SCIENZE DEL TURISMO: IMPRESA, CULTURA E TERRITORIO(L-15) - IMPERIA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-GGR/01
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites
    You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
    • TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS 9912 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM: NEW FORMS OF TOURISM FOR NEW MARKETS 83691
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The geography of landscape and environment aims to implement basic knowledge, understanding of the main tools and approaches of geographical analysis to landscape.  Intense landscape both as an object of research and as a heritage to be preserved and enhanced also from the point of view of sustainable tourism.  Landscape and environment are two important elements of the attractiveness of a tourist destination.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim of the course is to provide students with a basic understanding of the concepts of territory, landscape and environment through a systemic approach where they play a key role: the territory, with its historical, cultural, environmental resources as well as with Its networks of subjects and businesses; Territoriality, that is, the collective response of the local level based on the interaction between subjects and places and the dynamic relationship between social components and what of material and immaterial is precisely the territory; Social and environmental qualities as central elements of new territorial equilibria; The territorial sustainability of development, that is, the ability to reproduce the territorial capital and to preserve its identity.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course has as its main objectives:
    the understanding of the territory for a sustainable tourist enhancement and the landscape as a resource, providing methods of knowledge and analysis of the landscape itself. The course consists of two parts, one dedicated to theory and methodological content and the other dedicated to case studies in the field of tourism policies.

    The learning outcomes will enable the student to develop knowledge and skills suitable to use the main geographical methods and tools for critical local and global understanding of tourism phenomena.

    PREREQUISITES

    It is recommended that you have already passed the Geography of tourism: new tourism for new markets exam planned for the first year.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Teaching modes

    Head-on lessons, case studies, activities/conventions, testimonies, seminars, exercises, (held during the lesson period)

    Sitting on Aualweb: Yes

    Head-on lessons, case studies, activities/conventions, testimonies, seminars, exercises, (held during the lesson period)

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Part I: Themes taken into consideration during the Course will cover both characters and evolution of landscapes and developments in the concept of landscape itself (natural, humanised, sensitive, rational): in particular, the interrelations between the various elements of the territorial system will be highlighted, starting obviously with the concepts of the environment and the ecosystem and the relationship between Man and the environment.

    Part II: In particular, the relationship between tourism and the territory will be examined in depth, analysing the "life cycle" of tourist resorts, and then examining the most innovative and sustainable tools for planning tourism policies, from STL to tourist districts, and particular types of accommodation, such as diffuse hotels.Particular attention will be paid to new sustainable tourism types.

    Particular attention will be paid to new types of sustainable tourism and proximity tourism related to the Covid 19 pandemic.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    For attending students:

    1. Amoretti G., Varani N. Psicologia e geografia del turismo. Dai motivi del turista all’elaborazione dell’offerta, Libreriauniversitaria.it. Limena (PD), 2016 (ONLY PART: II e III)

    2.  Angelini A,. Giurradino A.,Risorse culturali, ambientali e turismo sostenibile, F. Angeli, Milano, 2019  (ONLY AS READING TEXT)

    3) During the course, one or more written exercises will be proposed on one of the topics proposed in the class. 

    Additional articles and materials may be made available on the website of the Aulaweb course

     

    For non attending students:

    1. Amoretti G., Varani N. Psicologia e geografia del turismo. Dai motivi del turista all’elaborazione dell’offerta, 

    2. Angelini A,. Giurradino A.,Risorse culturali, ambientali e turismo sostenibile, F. Angeli, Milano, 2019

    3.  In addition, a critical reading with a short written revision (max. 7 pages) of one of the following recommended texts is also envisaged

    • Aime M., Papotti D. L'altro e l'altrove. Antropologia, geografia e turismo, Einaudi, Torino, 2018
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    • Angelini A,. Giurradino A.,Risorse culturali, ambientali e turismo sostenibile, F. Angeli, Milano, 2019
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    • Dell'Agnese Bon voyage. Per una geografia critica del turismo, UTET, Torino, 2018
    • Mercatanti L., Percorsi di geografia tra cultura, società e turismo, Pàtron, Bologna, 2011

    • Lozato-Giotart G.P, Geografia del turismo, Hoepli, Milano, 2008

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    NICOLETTA VARANI (President)

    GUIDO FRANCO AMORETTI

    ANTONIO GUERCI

    NICOLETTA VARANI (President)

    ANNA SIRI

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

     February 27, 2023

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    For attending students :
    At the end of the course there will be a written exam reserved for students attending (70-75% of the course). 
    Students who do NOT take the written exam will take an oral exam in the same way as those who do not.
    
    For non-attending students : oral exam .
    
    The oral test includes discussion for all participants, also with the aid of graphs, maps and tables, proposed on the classroom web site or present in the texts in the programme, useful for understanding the territory as a central node for studying contact and interaction between tourist flows and the territory. 
    
    The oral exam includes the discussion , including through the use of graphs, charts and tables , proposals on aulaweb or present on the texts in the program , useful to the understanding of the territory understood as a central point of contact for the study and the various interactions between identity .

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    For attending students:

    At the end of the course there will be a written exam reserved for students attending (70-75% of the course). Students who do NOT take the written exam will take an oral exam in the same way as those who do not.


    For non attending students:

    Oral test for non-attendants: The oral test involves discussion, also with the help of graphs, charts and tables, proposed during the course or present on the texts in the program, useful for understanding the territory as a central point for the study of contact and interactions between different identities.

    The oral examination will be assessed on the basis of the following 

    a) Knowledge of the topics dealt with in the course (65%)

    b) Quality of oral exposure/ability to present arguments and critical approach to discipline (25%)

    c) Mastery of specific vocabulary (10%)

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    09/01/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
    23/01/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
    06/02/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
    05/06/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
    19/06/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
    03/07/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale
    11/09/2023 10:00 IMPERIA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

     

    ERASMUS STUDENTS are advised to make contact with the professors at the beginning of lessons

     

    For students with DSA certifications, compensatory or dispensatory measures are guaranteed, while taking care of the acquisition of the skills envisaged by the Workshop (L.170/2010). Please contact the Teachers.