Geography

A.Y. 2021/2022
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
M-GGR/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with the bascic specific knowledge related to the disciplinary vocabulary and the theoretical-methodological skills to understand geographical and socio-economic issues of a complex nature.
Expected learning outcomes
The student will acquire the ability to deal with geo-territorial problems presented in critical, autonomous and proactive terms.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Lectures are conducted in the presence of the teacher and will take place simultaneously in a remote mode (synchronous, through Teams). Each lesson will be recorded. Students will be able to find all the information to access the lessons (links etc.), any changes in the program and any changes in the reference material (bibliography etc.) on the Ariel website of the course.
Course syllabus
The course programme consists in the presentation and discussion of the following topics: historical development and the current state of the discipline; variety of Geographies and multiplicity of disciplinary approaches, with a focus on the relations between Geography and Literature.
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of the main historical events of the modern and contemporary age and of the main physical and anthropic geographical features of Italy, European and non-European countries.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons will be the main teaching method. Videos on geographical topics will also be broadcast during the course, in order to deepen some specific issues.
Teaching Resources
Students attending classes:
1) Lessons notes
2) Fouberg E.H., Murphy A.B., De Blij H., "Geografia Umana. Cultura, Società, Spazio", Bologna, Zanichelli, 2010
3) Un testo a scelta tra:
- Salvadè A.M. (a cura di), Selve. Tra geografia e letteratura, Milano, Mimesis, 2016.
- Salvadè A.M. (a cura di), Deserti. Rappresentazioni geografiche e letterarie, Milano, Mimesis, 2016
- Ogliari E., Zanolin G. (a cura di), Laghi e paludi. Prospettive geografiche e letterarie, Milano, Mimesis, 2017.
- Ogliari E., Zanolin G. (a cura di), Monti e vette. Tra geografia e letteratura, Milano, Mimesis, 2018.

Students not attending classes:
1) Fremont A., Vi piace la Geografia? (a cura di Gavinelli D.), Roma, Carocci, 2007.
2) Fouberg E.H., Murphy A.B., Geografia Umana. Cultura, Società, Spazio, Bologna, Zanichelli, 2010
3) Un testo a scelta tra:
- Salvadè A.M. (a cura di), Selve. Tra geografia e letteratura, Milano, Mimesis, 2016.
- Salvadè A.M. (a cura di), Deserti. Rappresentazioni geografiche e letterarie, Milano, Mimesis, 2016
- Ogliari E., Zanolin G. (a cura di), Laghi e paludi. Prospettive geografiche e letterarie, Milano, Mimesis, 2017.
- Ogliari E., Zanolin G. (a cura di), Monti e vette. Tra geografia e letteratura, Milano, Mimesis, 2018.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Here will be a single test in the form of a oral question. No intermediate or pre-appeal tests are planned. The evaluation parameters will concern the ability to organise knowledge discursively, the ability to reason critically on geographical issues, the quality of the presentation and the competence in use of specialised vocabulary. The marks are expressed in thirtieths.
Unita' didattica
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
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