GEOGRAPHY I

Academic year
2021/2022 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
GEOGRAFIA I
Course code
FT0093 (AF:355053 AR:190666)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6 out of 12 of GEOGRAPHY
Subdivision
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
M-GGR/01
Period
1st Term
Where
VENEZIA
Moodle
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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
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, 2019. 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
oral
Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 20/07/2021