HUMAN GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGESAcademic Year 2022/2023 - Teacher: DONATELLA STEFANIA PRIVITERA
Expected Learning Outcomes
Lectures, verification exercises are planned. In addition, visits and application investigations in the field, at institutions and/or places of interest useful for in-depth study of the topics covered. Description of case studies and use of digital tools, online materials and viewing of instructional videos. In addition, working groups will be formed for field application study and research of real cases. If, due to contingent problems, the teaching is given in a blended or distance mode, necessary variations from what has been stated above may be introduced.
Attendance of Lessons
Detailed Course Content
Topics of the program:
- Introduction to environmental and territorial policies
- Objects and subjects of environmental and territorial policies
- The evolution of the relationship between environment and development.
-The debate on environmental sustainability and multidimensional aspects
- Evolution of environmental policies and instruments
- Environmental conflicts and territorial
For Erasmus students and foreigners it is' possible to agree an alternative program in English and afford the examination with a written test in English/Italian.
English text: Mark Whitehead (2014), Environmental Transformations: A Geography of the Anthropocene 1st Edition, Routledge, NW.
|Bonati S., Tononi M. (a cura di),||CAMBIAMENTO CLIMATICO E RISCHIO. PROPOSTE PER UNA DIDATTICA GEOGRAFICA||Franco Angeli,||2020|
|Privitera D., Nicolosi A.,||Comunità, luoghi e Condivisione. Esplorazione di modelli alternativi di consumo||Franco Angeli||2017|
Learning Assessment Procedures
During the didactic semester of face-to-face lectures, intermediate tests will be given either by creating working groups or individual oral and/or written presentations. During examination sessions, tests will be oral. The student's evaluation is assigned according to mastery of topics, expository skills, knowledge of disciplinary vocabulary, critical and interdisciplinary insights and related applied understanding. Also from the ability to interact in working groups. Participation in field trips organized during the teaching semester will be of added value. Verification of learning may also be conducted electronically, should conditions require it.
Examples of frequently asked questions and / or exercises
Numerous and frequent sample applications for each topic covered will be addressed during the course lectures. Working groups are aimed at devising and creating presentations, research of real application cases. The oral examination tends to test the skills acquired and the ability to elaborate, deepen critically and feedback in the application of knowledge.