HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

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Code
66887
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE )
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
Teaching materials

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

Acquisition the knowledge of human activities and operating expertise in the field of geographical cutural geography, based on the anthropological comprensive, in a multicultural perspective.

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.

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

There is no differentiation between attending and non-attending students.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment. marina.marengo@unige.it

Exam Board

AUGUSTA MOLINARI (President)

MARINA MARENGO (President)

ENRICO BERNARDINI

MICHELA BADII

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

LESSONS START

september 2019

ORARI

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

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HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

EXAMS

Exam description

 The exam is exclusively written in the first three sessions of the academic year (January-February 2020). The other appeals will be oral.

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 written or oral verification has the task of verifying that the student has learned to use the main conceptual categories of human geography, as well as having acquired the specific scientific vocabulary.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
05/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
23/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
24/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/09/2020 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

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.