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CODE 63625
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in ingresso
Per sostenere l'esame di questo insegnamento è necessario aver sostenuto i seguenti esami:
  • PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION 8750 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 66887 2022
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 66887 2022
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Intercultural geography is focused on developing skills to foster participatory inclusion between different societies through reflection and awareness of territorial identity. It is a kind of intercultural reading of the organisation of space. ntercultural geography,has as a specific training objective the acquisition of a solid cultural preparation, in the field of educational sciences, fundamental and necessary to understand the complexity of today's multicultural society, indispensable for the activity of the educator who responds to the diverse needs of the territory. From 'entrance into the world of work to participating inclusion between different societies through reflection and awareness of territorial identity. It is a kind of cross-cultural reading of the organization of space.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course intends to present the stages of evolution of intercultural geography, understood as significant support in the complex construction of identity.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to present the stages in the evolution of intercultural geography, understood as a significant support in the complex construction of identity and understanding of alterity.Specific objectives are:

a)to enable students to acquire adequate knowledge and an effective comprehension capacity referring to the cultural diversity of the various populations of the Planet, also through the geo-anthropological approach;

b) to enable students to apply the achieved knowledge and to understand and solve problems in the different applied contexts referring to case studies on topics such as: current demographic dynamics, international and national migration, gender differences, socio-cultural gaps with particular reference to some of the goals of Agenda 2030 related to multicultural and intercultural processes and in a particular way Goal 4 dedicated to Education 

The learning outcomes will enable the student to develop knowledge and skills suitable for working in intercultural design contexts.

 

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PREREQUISITES

prerequisites: you must have taken the human geography examination 

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures with slide projection and docu-film, with analysis and discussion of case studies, graphs, charts, tables, thematic maps. 

Materials uploaded on AULAWEB. Materials presented and discussed in class on intercultural geography tools will also be available.

For students with disabilities or a specific learning disorder
(DSA).
Students with disabilities or DSA are reminded that in order to request
adaptations in the exam, it is first necessary to enter the certification on the University website at
page servizionline.unige.it in the "Students" section. The documentation will be checked by the
The University's Services Department for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities and DSAs
(https://rubrica.unige.it/strutture/struttura/100111).
Subsequently, significantly in advance (at least 10 days) of the examination date, it is necessary to
send an e-mail to the teacher with whom you will be sitting the exam, including in copy
knowledge of both the School Contact Person for the inclusion of students with disabilities and with
DSA (laura.traverso@unige.it) as well as the sector indicated above using one of the following addresses
(disabili@unige.it; dsa@unige.it). The e-mail must specify
 the name of the teaching
 the date of the call
 the student's surname, first name and roll number
 the compensatory tools and dispensatory measures considered functional and required.
The contact person (Prof. Laura Traverso) will confirm to the teacher that the applicant has the right to
request adaptations during the examination and that these adaptations must be agreed upon with the teacher.

The contact person (Prof. Laura Traverso) will confirm to the teacher that the applicant is entitled to
request adaptations in the examination and that these adaptations must be agreed with
the lecturer. The lecturer will respond by stating whether the requested adaptations can be used.
Requests must be sent at least 10 days before the date of the exam in order to
enable the lecturer to assess their content. In particular, if you intend to
use concept maps for the exam (which must be much more concise than the
maps used for study) if the submission does not respect the timeframe there will not be the technical time
necessary to make any changes, which may be requested by the teacher.
For more information on requesting services and adaptations, please refer to the document:
Guidelines for requesting services, compensatory tools and/or dispensatory measures and
specific aids

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The Course aims to provide a framework on topics such as: cultural connotators (languages and religions), cultural diversity, globalisation, European integration, small and large migrations. and intercultural approaches forfor active and inclusive citizenship. Particular attention will be paid both to cities as privileged spaces for the promotion of intercultural projects and to the 'non-places' of interculture such as food.

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For attending students:

Obligatory study text: N. Varani, F. De Boni , Intercultural geography. Spaces, places and non-places. Mcgraw Hill, Milan, 2020. (New edition; specific chapters will be indicated in class) + SLIDES presented and discussed in class

The student must also integrate with the in-depth reading of a text/article of his or her choice to take to the exam from those listed below:

D.Pasquinelli D'Allegra, D. Pavia , C. Pesaresi ( edited by) Geography for inclusion.Active participation against inequalities, F.Angeli, Milan, 2017
F. DE BONI, K. MAMAYUSUPOVA ( edited by) LO SPAZIO DI RICERCA E L'ESPERIENZA INTERCULTURALE.Ambienti, territori e luoghi,Libreriauniveritaria.it (Limena- Padova), 2022.
A. Kaiser, F. Marcone, Pedagogical Dictionary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Aracne, Rome, 2020.
Portera A. and Milani M., Intercultural competences and educational success, Edizioni ETS, Pisa, 2018.


For non-attending students:

Required study texts:

N. Varani, F. De Boni, Dalla multicultura all'intercultura.Spazi e strumenti geografici, Mcgraw Hill, Milan, 2020. (New Edition)

F. DE BONI, K. MAMAYUSUPOVA ( edited by) LO SPAZIO DI RICERCA E L'ESPERIENZA INTERCULTURALE.Ambienti, territori e luoghi, Libreriauniveritaria.it (Limena- Padova), 2022.

The student must also integrate with a critical reading and report/written work (max 7/8 pages including bibliography and any diagrams or tables) on a text to be chosen from among the following 

D.Pasquinelli D'Allegra, D. Pavia , C. Pesaresi ( edited by) Geografia per l'inclusione.Partecipazione attiva contro le disuguaglianze, F.Angeli, Milano, 2017
M. Aime, A. Ballerini, P. Arvati, Noi e l'altro. Materiali per l'analisi e la comprensione dei fenomeni migratori contemporanei, Discanti, Ravenna, 2011
G. Amiotti, A. Rosina, Identity and integration, Franco Angeli, Milan 2007
Banini T., (ed.), (2013), Territorial identities. Issues, methods, experiences in comparison, Franco Angeli, Milan

NB. THE WRITTEN CRITICAL REPORT MUST BE RECEIVED AT LEAST 5 DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE CHOSEN CALL FOR PAPERS

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

I Semester

START 17 September 2024 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated)

 

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

For attending students (70-75% of the hours attended) there will be a written test at the end of the course (specific information on this will be given at the beginning of the course)

Oral

The oral test includes discussion, also with the help of graphs, maps and tables, proposed on aulaweb or present on the texts in the program, useful for understanding the territory intended as a central node for the study of contact and interactions between different identities. 




Oral
(if the provisions on social distancing are not so restrictive, a written test reserved for students attending synchronous streaming lessons can be agreed upon)
The oral test includes discussion, also with the help of graphs, maps and tables, proposed on aulaweb or present on the texts in the program, useful for understanding the territory intended as a central node for the study of contact and interactions between different identities. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

For attending students (70-75% of the hours attended) there will be a written test at the end of the course (specific information on this will be given at the beginning of the course)

Oral

The oral test includes discussion, also with the help of graphs, maps and tables, proposed on aulaweb or present on the texts in the program, useful for understanding the territory intended as a central node for the study of contact and interactions between different identities. 

The oral examination will be assessed on the basis: 
a) Knowledge of the topics covered in the course (65%)
(b) Quality of oral exposure/ability to present arguments and critical approach to the discipline (25%)
c) Mastery of specific vocabulary (10%)

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

All students are invited to periodically consult the page for this teaching on the AulaWeb e-learning portal (accessible from the University website or at: www.aulaweb.unige.it). All information and materials relating to this teaching are published exclusively on that site.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
No poverty
No poverty
Zero hunger
Zero hunger
Quality education
Quality education
Gender equality
Gender equality
Reduce inequality
Reduce inequality
Responbile consumption and production
Responbile consumption and production
Peace, justice and strong institutions
Peace, justice and strong institutions