GEOGRAPHY OF COMMUNICATION

GEOGRAPHY OF COMMUNICATION

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Code
61089
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8752 Communication science (L-20) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (Communication science)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide theoretical and empirical knowledge to understand the role of communication in the dynamics of change, planning and development of the territory.The course presents the main theoretical and methodological references for the study of the geographic mobility of goods, people and information, on the assumption that the land is the unit formed by the objects and the subjects located on the Earth's surface and the vertical and horizontal relationships connecting them to the ground and between them.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at bringing to the fore the strategic role played by communication in territories' and local communities' development.

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 the geography of communication. These skills will allow the student to develop critical skills in this regard of the main conceptual categories of the geography of communication.

PREREQUISITES

Basics of geography

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 54 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course aims to stimulate the acquisition of skills in the field of communication as well as cultural and territorial marketing; favor the acquisition of critical skills on the use of cartography in the media (imaginary cartography) and in civil society (participatory and collaborative cartography); train students to identify and critically analyze the relationships between literature, cinema and territory.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Starting from January / February 2019 only the following program will be accepted for exams.

Attending students:

For cartography: Slides in pdf on the history of world representations, imaginary cartography and participatory / collaborative cartography on aul @ web.

The texts below are suggested as clarification and in-depth study of the notes taken during the lessons:

Marengo M., Geografia e letteratura. Piccolo manuale d’uso, Bologna, Patron, 2016.

Nicosia E., Cineturismo e territorio. Un percorso attraverso i luoghi cinematografici, Bologna, Patron, 2012 – capp. 1-2-3-4.

Materials present on the web classroom focused on geography and literature, cinema and territory, cultural and territorial marketing (the use of multimedia tools is foreseen).

Students not attending:

It requires the study of materials related to the representations of the world, imaginary cartography and participatory/collaborative cartography present on aul@web.

The complete study of the following two volumes is required:

Marengo M., Geografia e letteratura. Piccolo manuale d’uso, Bologna, Patron, 2016.

Nicosia E., Cineturismo e territorio. Un percorso attraverso i luoghi cinematografici, Bologna, Patron, 2012.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Thusday 15h-16h. marina.marengo@unige.it

Exam Board

MARINA MARENGO (President)

ANTONELLA PRIMI (President)

NICOLETTA VARANI

SIMONE DE ANDREIS

ENRICO BERNARDINI

MICHELA BADII

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 54 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen.

LESSONS START

February-March 2019 (precise date to be defined)

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

GEOGRAPHY OF COMMUNICATION

EXAMS

Exam description

For attending students the exam consists of a written test on the topics of the course. The exam is exclusively oral for non-attending students (ie for those who have not attended at least 75% of the lessons).

Assessment methods

Details on how to prepare for the exam and the degree of depth of each topic will be given during the lessons. The written test for attending students and the oral interview for non-attending students have the task of verifying that the student has learned to use the main conceptual categories of the geography of communication, as well as acquired the specific scientific vocabulary.

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