Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
The discipline is included among the basic courses of Bachelor's degree in History (FT5) and in Literature (FT3)
The Geography course aims to provide both theoretical and practical skills to understand and interpret the interaction between man and the environment that manifests itself at different geographical scales (from local to global). The teaching is therefore integrated into the courses of study providing both a capacity to analyze human phenomena and physical facts that make up the territorial reality identifying their mutual interaction, that the knowledge necessary to fully understand the value of geographical synthesis
Expected learning outcomes
The expected learning outcomes consist in providing a set of knowledge necessary for a reading and an interpretation of reality from a spatial-spatial point of view. In particular, it is proposed to make it possible:
- learning the characteristics of the relationship between man and the environment in an ecological perspective
- reading and interpreting reality from a spatial-territorial point of view
- learning the terminology of geography
- build the skills necessary to understand the nature of geographical synthesis
- provide the necessary background for the teaching of the discipline
An adequate humanistic and / or scientific cultural base at secondary school level
To achieve the training objectives is considered necessary knowledge of the following topics:
1) the methodology of geographical research
2) the physical geographical elements concerning the relationship between man and environment
3) the fundamental concepts of population geography
4) aspects of the geography of human mobility
5) the cultural elements that characterize the different populations
6) the various forms of economic activity
7) the city and urbanism
8) the contents of the geography of food, health and inequality
1)A.L. Greiner, G. Dematteis, C. Lanza, Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Torino, Utet, 2016. All the text except for the chapter concerning Political Geography
2)Educational materials (Moodle/ISA)
The exam is in written form and includes 6 questions
Frontal lectures with use of video and photographic material
Type of exam
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Cities, infrastructure and social capital" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development
Last update of the programme: 09/10/2018
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