INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS MOD. 1

Anno accademico 2018/2019 Programmi anni precedenti
Titolo corso in inglese INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS MOD. 1
Codice insegnamento LT9001 (AF:281391 AR:158328)
Modalità Per la modalità didattica vedi gli orari delle lezioni
Crediti formativi universitari 6 su 12 di INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS
Livello laurea Laurea
Settore scientifico disciplinare SPS/02
Periodo 3° Periodo
Anno corso 1
Spazio Moodle Link allo spazio del corso
Inquadramento dell'insegnamento nel percorso del corso di studio
Introduction to Politics is a course included in the PISE's "Attività formative di base" (basic activities).

USING THE MOODLE PLATFORM IS MANDATORY. THIS COURSE IS A 'BLENDED' COURSE: MOST OF THE TEACHING WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE. THE FORUM AND ALL ONLINE RESOURCES ARE THERE FOR YOU TO BE EXPLOITED TO THE FULLEST.

This is the link to access the Moodle platform:
https://moodle.unive.it/course/view.php?id=2569
Keyword: intro2
Risultati di apprendimento attesi
Knowledge and understanding
By the end of the course students will:
- Know the basic concepts of political science
- Understand the functioning of a political system

Applying knowledge and understanding
By the end of the course students will:
- be able to identify patterns of political behavior;
- analyze case studies drawn from various political systems;
- have developed basic skills in comparing different political systems according to the kind of government, state, electoral system, political behavior, political participation, welfare state

Making judgments
Students will be able to making critical analysis of the quality of a democratic system and of the expected outcomes of an electoral system in specific political contexts.

Communication skills
By the end of the course students will have improved their English communication skills through the classroom presentation undertaken of volunteer basis and through class discussions.
Prerequisiti
A basic juridical knowledge of the Italian State is recommended.
Contenuti
The course aims at introducing students to the study of Political Science. It includes the study of Parliaments, Governments, bureaucracies, political parties, democracy, election, electoral behavior, political culture, political participation.
Testi di riferimento
Michael G. Roskin (Author),‎ Robert L. Cord (Author),‎ James A. Medeiros (Author),‎ Walter S. Jones (Author)Political Science: An Introduction, 14th Edition, Global Edition
PART I: THE BASES OF POLITICS:
PART II POLITICAL ATTITUDES
PART III: POLITICAL INTERACTIONS
PART IV: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS
PART V: WHAT POLITICAL SYSTEMS DO
(chapters 15)

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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento
Teaching objectives will be tested through a written exam which includes 4 open questions and 10 closed or semi-closed questions (the test has to be completed in one hour and five-teen minutes).
In order to be prepared for the exam is crucial for students to utilize the vast array of online resources associated with the Pearson companion website on comparative government as well as the Moodle platform. There students will find self evaluation tools, complementary material as well as further readings suggestions.
Metodi didattici
In each lectures professor -using ppt. presentations- gives you an overview of the main concepts related to the issues we are dealing.
Whenever it is possible, in class you are requested to spend some times in group, or individual exercises, following an assigned a task related to the topics which professor previously illustrated or which she is going to explaining (brainstorming).
Slides will be uploaded in the moodle platform at the end of the each week.
Lingua di insegnamento
Inglese
Modalità di esame
scritto
Obiettivi Agenda 2030 per lo sviluppo sostenibile

Questo insegnamento tratta argomenti connessi alla macroarea "Cooperazione internazionale" e concorre alla realizzazione dei relativi obiettivi ONU dell'Agenda 2030 per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile

Programma definitivo.
Data ultima modifica programma
04/02/2019