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GEOGRAPHY AND GEOGRAPHY DIDACTICS
GEOGRAFIA E DIDATTICA DELLA GEOGRAFIA

A.Y. Credits
2021/2022 8
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Monica Ugolini After the lesson

Assigned to the Degree Course

Primary teacher education (LM-85bis)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The course aims to provide basic knowledge both on cartographic representations and on the main themes and problems of human geography, particularly with regard to the interrelationships between environment, social phenomena, use of resources and planetary imbalances, highlighting the potential of geographical science for understanding the multifaceted contemporary reality, for the organization and desirable proper land management.

Program

The geographical bases. Geography: spirit, purpose, method. Man and the climate. The man and the waters. Man and the ground.Man and biological resources. Environment, land, landscape. Landscape: fundamental concept. Geographical areas. Environmental and territorial planning.

Educational basis. Educational role of geography. Teaching and learning, space, culture, territory. Data and statistics in the graph and mapping. Reading and interpretation of maps. The laboratory as research.

Bridging Courses

none

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Acquisition of knowledge and skills suited to the teaching of human and physical geography:

- know and use concepts, methods and vocabulary of geography
- describe, interpret and communicate clearly issues of the contemporary world;
- know the objectives of geographical education and to program a curriculum based on education to the territory

- know how to design lessons in geography with an active and laboratorial teaching

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:

-Knowledge of the evolution of geographic thought

-knowledge and understanding of the main lines of the epistemological debate of the discipline;

-knowledge of territorial problems and reality;

-knowledge of the interdisciplinarity of geography;

-basic knowledge of the human-environment system;

-knowledge of didactic tools (cartographic, iconographic, linguistic, literary, statistical, digital);

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:

-Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories provided by the course;

-direct and indirect observation capacity;

-knowledge and understanding of relationships and integration between facts and phenomena;

-ability to apply geographic / didactic methods and instruments;

-ability to apply acquired knowledge;

- knowledge and represent with different languages (multimedia, cartographic ...) the phenomena analyzed;

-relate knowledge and geographic methods with teaching-learning processes;

-acquire means and methods to teach the safeguard and respect for the environment and the civil cohabitation of human groups.

MAKING JUDGEMENTS:

-Ability to interpret the often hidden patterns and mechanisms of the system and the relationship between man and the environment

-ability to find solutions to geographic problems;

-ability to identify appropriate research methods in different contexts;

-ability to know and interpret problems at local and global scale;

-ability to examine and interpret vertical / horizontal continuity / theme projects / projects;

-ability to design research hypotheses to deal with didactic cases.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to communicate clearly, with arguing consistency and with appropriate disciplinary language specific knowledge.

LEARNING SKILLS:

-Capacity to locate the sources of research resources independently;

-capacity of criticism on the phenomena and situations that characterize discipline;

-use and know how to link the study material;

-to handle the complexity of the relationships between environment-landscape-landscape;

-understand the complexity of the landscape;

-ability to determine the effectiveness of certain educational choices;

-good autonomy in reading the study materials.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

None


Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Teaching

Lectures and analysis of images, graphic and cartographic and iconographic materials.

Attendance

none

Course books

Lupia Palmieri E., Parotto M., Il Globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione, Zanichelli, Bologna, Quinta edizione, For V and VI edition exclude chapters 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6 ; 11 pp. 310). The text could be replaced by Lupia Palmieri E., Parotto M., Il globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione, Edizione Blu, edition II. La terra nello spazio. Geodinamica esogena. Geodinamica esogena. codice ISBN 978-88-08-32899-1.Zanichelli, Bologna, 2019 (For exclude chapters 1; 2; 6; 11); 

Ugolini M., Geolab. Laboratorio di Geografia per la scuola di base. Aiutare gli insegnanti ad aiutare gli alunni tra locale e globale, Patron, Bologna, 2020;

Ugolini M., Voci sul paesaggio , Macerata, Eum, 2017;

Lavagna E., Lucarno G., Guida alla lettura delle carte geotopografiche , Zanichelli , 2007 

Assessment

The examination will be oral

The evaluation will consider: knowledge of the proposed themes, the appropriate use of vocabulary, the ability to operate on and critical thinking, the ability to apply the knowledge learned in teaching.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Teaching

Individual study

Attendance

none

Course books

Lupia Palmieri E., Parotto M., Il Globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione, Zanichelli, Bologna, Edition V, (For V and VI edition exclude chapters 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6 ; 11 pp. 310). The text could be replaced by Lupia Palmieri E., Parotto M., Il globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione, Edizione Blu, edition II. La terra nello spazio. Geodinamica esogena. Geodinamica esogena. codice ISBN 978-88-08-32899-1.Zanichelli, Bologna, 2019 (for exclude chapters 1; 2; 6; 11); 

Ugolini M., Geolab. Laboratorio di Geografia per la scuola di base. Aiutare gli insegnanti ad aiutare gli alunni tra locale e globale, Patron, Bologna, 2020;

Ugolini M., Voci sul paesaggio , Macerata, Eum, 2017;

Lavagna E., Lucarno G., Guida alla lettura delle carte geotopografiche , Zanichelli, 2007 
 

Assessment

The examination will be oral

The evaluation will consider: knowledge of the proposed themes, the appropriate use of vocabulary, the ability to operate on and critical thinking, the ability to apply the knowledge learned in teaching.

Notes

none

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