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CODE 67329
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/02
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Anthropology seeks to know the link between the concepts of health, environment and pay homage to the medico-biological requirements with numerous cultural stimuli that act before and during illness. Ample attention is given to the process of human evolution, the acquisition of upright posture, the encephalization and foot changes and spine following orthostatism.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has as main objectives:

To enable students to address the issues concerning human evolution, the acquisition of upright posture, the structural changes that occurred during two million years;
Becoming aware of the close relationship between the human being and his natural and social environment.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students must:

-acquire adequate knowledge and skills of an effective understanding of the concepts in class.
-be able to apply their knowledge and understanding and solving problems related to anthropology in all its extensions
-know how to use both at the conceptual level and at the operational knowledge acquired through self-evaluation skills and abilities in different application contexts
-develop appropriate learning skills to allow them to continue to independently investigate major issues of discipline, especially in the workplace in which they will operate.

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching is in classroom; we recommend the student to process the content after each detachment.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Definition and anthropology fields
History of medicine
The concept of normality
The constant interplay between nature and culture: the example of secular trends
The human differentiation in time and space
Human evolution: from Australopithecines to Homo sapiens sapiens
Structural Consequences associated with the acquisition of upright posture

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Among the suggested readings for further study, with specific regard to the topics covered in the course:

During the lessons in the classroom the teacher will indicate differents types of sources

eg. Guerci, Dall’antropologia all’antropopoiesi. Breve saggio sulle rappresentazioni e costruzioni della variabilità umanaEd. C. Lucisano, Milano, 2007



 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIANO MARTINI

DANIELA RISSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

MARIA FARAONI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written test through multiple-choice questions

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
21/02/2024 08:00 GENOVA Orale
26/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Whether the student is not that frequent, it requires a seriousness of learning and commitment in the study as well as autonomy in solving problems that may arise in the course of preparation