|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||M-GGR/02|
The course aims to provide knowledge and interpretive tools that are useful for understanding the geographical dimension of sports and tourism phenomena. In particular, the teaching aims to illustrate the ways in which indoor and outdoor sports practices impact environmental sustainability, especially when they stimulate the development of what will be define "sports tourism."
At the end of the lessons the student will have acquired knowledge and skills in the fields of geography of sport and tourism. In particular, he/she will know the main tools to analyse tourism and sports infrastructures; he/she will be able to identify the main territorial problems caused by the development of tourism and sports by using the sources appropriately.
At the end of the teaching course, students will be able to:
The course consists of frontal lectures aimed at presenting and studying the main territorial implications of the spread of indoor and outdoor sports practices on the territory, as well as the development of "sports tourism" through the use of practical examples.
The materials used during the lectures will be uploaded to AulaWeb along with other materials (reports, links to databases, etc.) aimed at defining the quantitative aspects of the studied phenomena.
Occasionally, scholars or experts in the field (both Italian and foreign) may also be invited to conduct seminars to delve into specific aspects of the issues discussed.
Attending students will also have the opportunity to carry out case studies through group work. The group work consists of two phases: the drafting of a written paper and an oral presentation accompanied by slides. Detailed information will be provided during the lectures and through the AulaWeb platform of the course.
Positive assessment of the teamwork will allow attending students to acquire the following Open Badge: Personal skill - advanced level.
The program is divided into three parts:
PART ONE - Concepts and definitions of sport and "sports tourism".
PART TWO - Tools and models for interpreting territorial dynamics related to the spread of indoor and outdoor sports practices.
PART THREE - Sports practices and activities (participation in events, exhibitions, etc.) that drive the development of "sports tourism".
The teaching deals with topics in line with the following goals and targets of the ONO 2030 Agenda:
For ATTENDING students:
Materials will be uploaded to AulaWeb, supplemented by the content presented by the instructor in class and appropriately summarized in lecture notes. In the absence of comprehensive notes, students are required to use the textbook.
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For NON-ATTENDING students:
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ALL MATERIALS WILL BE UPLOADED ON AULAWEB.
Office hours: Tutoring: On TUESDAY from 3 to 5 pm at the teacher's office at the DISPI – Albergo dei Poveri, Piazzale Brignole, 2 canc., Central Tower, 4th floor, room 4/38. However,tutoring is held on the same day and at the same time on the TEAMS . In order to avoid overlaps and waits, please notify in advance by email email@example.com in order to agree on a punctual time. Nevertheless, it is possible to arrange an appointment even outside the indicated day and time upon request via email.
STEFANIA MANGANO (President)
PIETRO PIANA (Substitute)
GIAN MARCO UGOLINI (Substitute)
Classes will take place in the second semester starting from the second week of February 2024.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The exam is oral.
Group work, possibly carried out by attending students, even if discussed during the course, forms an integral part of the oral exam
The oral exam will allow to evaluate:
- mastery and deepening of knowledge,
- the ability to use the skills developed.
Evaluation criteria are:
- the quality of the oral communication,
- the correct use of the appropriate vocabulary,
- the ability of critical analysis, even on possible cases discussed.
The students of who carry out the group work will also be assessed on the quality of the paper as regards the content and formal aspects.
Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs certification are advised to contact both the referent Prof. Aristide Canepa (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the teacher at the beginning of the course. Just to agree on teaching methods and examinations which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools. For further information, please refer to the page of the Unige website which contains the relevant information: https://unige.it/disabilita-dsa/studenti-disabilita-informazioni-utili.