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CODE 66887
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-GGR/01
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY 114111
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY AND COLLABORATIVE SPACES 114112
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • GEOGRAPHY OF MIGRATION AND INTERCULTURAL PROCESSES 114071
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • PARTICIPATORY INTERVENTIONS IN URBAN MULTICULTURAL CONTEXTS 114072
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • CRRETHINKING COLLABORATIVE SPACES FOR MINORS 114113
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:

OVERVIEW

The Course aims to provide knowledge in the field of educational dimension, based on educational values of human geography. Will be illustred iconographic and geographic materials and main themes for the knowledge of our society. Will be illustred bibliographical, statistical, web, cartographical and didactic sources for the research in actual geography. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course of Human Geography aims to provide knowledge of human activities and expressions of culture in relation to anthropological reflection on geographical factors, in a multicultural perspective. The proposed educational activities and individual study will allow students to acquire adequate knowledge regarding the main tools of human geography. These skills will allow students to develop critical skills in the main conceptual categories of geography.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Attendance and active participation in the proposed training activities and individual study will enable the student to acquire adequate knowledge regarding the main tools of human geography. These skills will allow the student to develop critical skills in this regard of the main conceptual categories of geography.

 

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main models of representation of geographic phenomena will be presented, as well as a basis for the representations of space, from the origins to the contemporary.

- The main concepts related to human geography, the relationship between human geography and cultural geography, population movements, the characteristics of the world population, the territorial economic structures (sectors of economic activity), urban systems and structures will be analyzed in depth.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Representations of the world: the slides used during the lessons and other didactic material will be available on aul @ web (cartography materials in pdf).

J.D. Fellmann, M.D. Bjelland, A. Getis, J. Getis, Human Geography, Milan, McGraw-Hill, 3rd ed. February 2016, ISBN: 9788838615467. Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12 (various editions).

Students are required to study all the materials on the web room.

The texts and materials indicated and those present on the aulaweb of the course are valid for both attending and non-attending students, as well as for students with specific needs.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

october 2024

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

 The exam consists of an online multiple choice quiz

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Details on how to prepare for the exam and on the degree of depth of each topic will be given during the lessons. The verification has the task of verifying that the student has learned to use the main conceptual categories of human geography, as well as acquired the specific scientific vocabulary.
There may be a written test at the end of the module quiz

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the teaching page (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/) where all the information and teaching materials will be published.

Students with disabilities must contact the teacher at the beginning of the course.