Social and Cultural Geography [Cognomi A-L] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02383
Name of lecturer
Emanuela Gamberoni
Coordinator
Emanuela Gamberoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni) dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 12, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni)
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Friday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5 from Nov 11, 2016  to Nov 11, 2016

Learning outcomes

In the wider context of human geography, students will understand the theoretical and methodological bases of social and cultural geography and their value in educational field in the contemporary society.
Beginning from his/her own geographies, students will learn concepts, paradigms and method of geographic investigation.
The case study is focused on Western Africa.

Syllabus

Nature-culture and paradigms
Geographical lexicon
Geographical representation
Space, culture, society
Migrations
Urban spaces
Development and Indicators
Case study: Western Africa

Bibliography

Greiner A.L., Dematteis G., Lanza C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet, Torino, NUOVA EDIZIONE 2016, chapters 1, 3, 5, 6, 10.
Gamberoni E., Pistocchi F., L’Africa occidentale. Ritratto di un’Africa che cambia, Bologna, Pàtron, 2013.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam (open questions and multiple choice questions). The evaluation will consider: knowledge, ability to communicate in a clear way, proper use of geographical terminology, spelling and syntax.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017